Army Medical Services
Wherever you find the British Army, you will find the Army Medical Services (AMS) who can deploy at short notice anywhere in the world to provide medical support. Whether that support is during war, counter insurgency, peacemaking or during peacekeeping operations, the AMS will be there to maintain soldiers' health and provide medical care to the sick and injured.
Medical Regiments and Squadrons
1 Armoured Medical Regiment was formed on 1 April 2014 as a result of the Army 2020.
2 Medical Regiment is part of the 1st (UK) Division’s Adaptable Force Medical Group; we focus on patient centred excellence in the pre-hos
3 Medical Regiment is the task medical regiment of 4 Mechanized Brigade. Equipped with armoured ambulances it provides Role 1 medical support.
4 Medical Regiment is 1 Regular and 2 Reserve Field Ambulance units with HQ, 5 Task Squadrons (4 Area Medical Squadrons and an Evacuation Squadron)
5 Armoured Medical Regiment was formed on 1 December 1999, however the roots of the Regiment span back to World War 1 (WW1) and 5 Field Ambulance.
16 Medical Regiment was formed in 1999 from the amalgamation of 19 Airmobile Field Ambulance and 23 Parachute Field Ambulance.
144 Parachute Medical Squadron is part of 16 Medical Regiment and is the only Reserve Medical Unit with a parachute capability.
225 Medical Regiment is Scotland's oldest surviving medical unit with a proud history that goes back to 1739.
253 Medical Regiment is an Army Reserve medical unit located in Northern Ireland specialising in providing healthcare for soldiers on operations.
254 Medical Regiment specialises in providing second-line medical support, responding quickly to incidents and treating casualties.