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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.

Army Medical Corps

The RAMC is responsible for maintaining the health of servicemen and women. The Corps is represented wherever British Soldiers are deployed, providing medical support.

The Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) provides the service lead in the development of good husbandry, training practice, preventative medicine and care for service animals.

The Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) is responsible for the maintenance of the British Army's dental health. RADC personnel serve in many locations throughout the world.

Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) nurses have worked at the sharp end of military life throughout the last century of military nursing.

Medical Regiments and Squadrons

Army Medical ServicesThese regiments provide the medical and evacuation capability. Personnel can find themselves treating wounded personnel, or involved in their evacuation to a larger medical facility.

3 Medical Regiment

3 Medical Regiment is the task medical regiment of 4 Mechanized Brigade. Equipped with armoured ambulances it provides Role 1 medical support.

4 Armoured Medical Regiment

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 Medical Regiment

5 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

16 Medical Regiment was formed in 1999 from the amalgamation of 19 Airmobile Field Ambulance and 23 Parachute Field Ambulance.

144 Parachute Medical Squadron

144 Parachute Medical Squadron is part of 16 Medical Regiment and is the only Reserve Medical Unit with a parachute capability.

225 Medical Regiment

225 Medical Regiment is Scotland's oldest surviving medical unit with a proud history that goes back to 1739.

253 (North Irish) Medical Regiment

253 Medical Regiment is an Army Reserve medical unit located in Northern Ireland specialising in providing healthcare for soldiers on operations.

254 Medical Regiment

254 Medical Regiment specialises in providing second-line medical support, responding quickly to incidents and treating casualties.

Field Hospitals

AMS Field HospitalsField Hospitals provide definitive care for all injuries.

A Field Hospital is a unit that, operating out of tents, can provide a NHS standard of healthcare anywhere in the world. Due to its size and complexity a Field Hospital is rarely moved.

22 Field Hospital

22 Field Hospital can trace its origins to back to World War 1 when deployed in Northern France and known as 2 Clearing Hospital.

33 Field Hospital

Based in Gosport in Hampshire. 33 Field Hospital's role is to deliver and provide deployed hospital care in any environment.

34 Field Hospital

34 Field Hospital is based in Strensall, North Yorkshire. Our mission is to deliver deployed hospital care in order to maximise operational capability

201 Field Hospital

201 (Northern) Field Hospital is an Army Reserve Field Hospital with its Headquarters in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

202 Field Hospital

202 (Midlands) Field Hospital forms part of the Army Medical Services (AMS). As a field hospital, 202 provides secondary care.

203 Field Hospital

203 (Welsh) Field Hospital is part of the Army Reserve Medical Services and is the major Army Reserve Medical unit in Wales.

204 Field Hospital

204 (North Irish) Field Hospital - the only Army Reserve Field Hospital in Northern Ireland.

205 Field Hospital

205 (Scottish) Field Hospital is Scotland's only Army Reserve Field Hospital. Reservists are employees of NHS Scotland.

207 Field Hospital

207 (Manchester) Field Hospital is part of the Army Medical Services Reserve with a HQ in Stretford and Detachments in Bury, Stockport and Chorley.

208 Field Hospital

208 Field Hospital is based at Chavasse House Army Reserve Centre in Liverpool and has centres in Liverpool, Blackpool, Ellesmere Port and Lancaster.

212 Field Hospital

212 Field Hospital has the capability to both staff and operate up to a 200 bed Field Hospital almost anywhere in the world at short notice.

243 Field Hospital

243 (The Wessex) Field Hospital is part of the Army Medical Service Reserves and its mission is to provide vital medical support.

256 Field Hospital

256 Field Hospital is an Army Reserve unit based in London and is the city's only Army Medical Services Hospital.

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