The Army’s Light Role Medical Regiment
3 Medical Regiment is a Regular Army unit that provides front line medical support. It is held at high readiness to deploy as part of the Joint Expeditionary Force (Land) Light Brigade Support Group, commanded by 102 Logistic Brigade.
Who we are
Based in Preston, the Regiment consists of two light role Medical Squadrons equipped with a combination of highly deployable Medical Treatment Facilities and Land Rover Battle Field Ambulances.
Each Squadron is able to deliver an integrated health support system including Pre Hospital Emergency Care, Primary Health Care, Dental Care, Physiotherapy, Mental Health Support and Environmental Health Care.
The Regiment’s capabilities are manned by medical personnel from the Royal Army Medical Corps, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps and Royal Army Dental Corps, and supported by specialist personnel from the Royal Logistic Corps, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers, Adjutant General’s Corps (Staff and Personnel Support), Royal Engineers and Royal Army Physical Training Corps.
What we do
The Regiment is able to deploy a highly qualified medical force in support of personnel from 1 (United Kingdom) Division at short notice. Clinical personnel are trained to deliver the highest possible standards of deployed medical care wherever it is needed worldwide.
The Regiment currently has personnel deployed supporting a wide range of Defence Engagement activity around the world as well as ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.