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Health and wellbeing

The Army offers a wealth of healthcare support and services to soldiers and their dependants whether they are based in the UK or overseas. Information covers aspects of casualty care on the battlefield, mental healthcare for individuals (including Reserves), and family healthcare, including GP services, hospital care, dental care, maternity services and vaccinations.

Casualty care

A MERT (Medical Emergency Response Team) rushes a casualty from a helicopter to an ambulance in Lashkar Gah.

Medical care delivered to injured soldiers in Afghanistan is considered to be the best ever provided to deploye …

Mental healthcare

Sillouette of soldier at Army personnel centre

The MOD recognises mental illness, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as a serious and disabling medical …

Family healthcare

Adult and child holding hands

Most military families in the UK get National Heath Service medical and dental care. Overseas, Service agreemen …