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Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO

Treating addictions: don't focus on tomorrow at the expense of today Partner content
Home affairs
By Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO

From Harm to Hope is the Government’s 10-year plan to cut crime and save lives by reducing the supply/demand for drugs and delivering a high-quality treatment and recovery system. It’s one of many current initiatives focused on delivering long-term solutions to problems facing society today. CEO of Veterans Aid, Dr Hugh Milroy, reflects on the implications of ‘horizon thinking’ and questions whether the balance is right.

Leading charity says it’s time for a new way of thinking about homelessness post-pandemic Partner content
By Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO
As the frontline charity Veterans Aid publishes its latest Impact Report, CEO Dr Hugh Milroy reflects on how provision of support for veterans changed over lockdown and calls for a new approach to dealing with the age-old problem of homelessness in post-pandemic Britain.
Cost of living rises are creating a cyclical process for those in need, says leading Charity Partner content
By Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO

Veterans Aid remained fully operational throughout the pandemic – but it was a challenge. CEO of the charity, Dr Hugh Milroy, is concerned that the recent staggering hike in utility costs is set to present frontline organisations with even bigger problems – with potentially catastrophic consequences.

Armed Forces drugs policy is leaving legacy of  distress Partner content
By Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO

A recent research paper into the  discharge process for men and women dismissed from the Armed Forces for drug use found it ‘inconsistent and damaging’. Pledges to explore and redress this are welcome, but in the interim frontline charities like Veterans Aid are dealing with its devastating impact on individuals and families. Dr Hugh Milroy, CEO of the charity, explains why a review of the policy is needed.