2nd General Health Battalion (Australia)
The 2nd General Health Battalion (2GHB) is a unit of the 17th Combat Service Support Brigade. It is based at the Gallipoli Barracks in Enoggera, Queensland. The battalion is rapidly deployable to provide field medical support for land-based forces. This includes initial wound surgery, resuscitation and medium to high intensity nursing care, (surgical resuscitation) and medium to high intensity nursing care in the area of operations.
The unit was initially designated the 2nd Health Support Battalion, but was redesignated to 2GHB in late 2011.
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