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
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 comprises 1 Regular and 2 TA Field Ambulance units with HQ, 5 Task Squadrons (4 Area Medical Squadrons and an Evacuation Squadron)
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 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 TA 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.
254 Medical Regiment specialises in providing second-line medical support, responding quickly to incidents and treating casualties.
22 Field Hospital can trace its origins to back to World War 1 when deployed in Northern France and known as 2 Clearing 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 is based in Strensall, North Yorkshire. Our mission is to deliver deployed hospital care in order to maximise operational capability
201 (Northern) Field Hospital is an Army Reserve Field Hospital with its Headquarters in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
202 (Midlands) Field Hospital forms part of the Army Medical Services (AMS). As a field hospital, 202 provides secondary care.
203 (Welsh) Field Hospital is part of the Territorial Army Medical Services (AMS TA) and is the major TA Medical unit in Wales.
204 (North Irish) Field Hospital - the only Territorial Army Field Hospital in Northern Ireland.
205 (Scottish) Field Hospital is Scotland's only Territorial Army Field Hospital. Reservists are employees of NHS Scotland.
207 (Manchester) Field Hospital forms part of the Army Medical Services (AMS) which provides medical support to UK Forces on operations.
208 Field Hospital is based at Chavasse House TA Centre in Liverpool and has centres in Liverpool, Blackpool, Ellesmere Port and Lancaster.
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 (Wessex) Field Hospital is a fully functioning 200 bed hospital which is able to deploy anywhere in the world.
256 Field Hospital is a Territorial Army unit based in London and is the city's only Army Medical Services Hospital.