What is the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)?

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) pays compensation for injury, illness, or death attributable to Service that occurred on or after 06 April 2005. Under the AFCS, an individual can make multiple claims, both in-Service and post-Service. The AFCS replaced the War Pension Scheme (WPS) and the the attributable elements of the Armed Forces and… Read More

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What is the War Pension Scheme (WPS)?

The War Pension Scheme (WPS) provides no-fault compensation for all ex-Service personnel where illness, injury, or death is caused by Service from the start of the First World War in 1914 up until 05 April 2005. The WPS was replaced by the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS). Reference FOI 2018/08416 dated July 2018.

What is the Number of UK Regular Armed Forces Personnel Discharged Due To Epilepsy (2010-2017)?

The Statistics Between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2017, 134 UK Regular Armed Forces personnel were medically discharged with a principal condition of epilepsy. On 01 January 2018, 292 serving UK Regular Armed Forces personnel were identified with epilepsy. Between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2017 there were no serving/ex-serving Armed Forces personnel awarded… Read More