2nd General Health Battalion (Australia)

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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.[1]

The unit was initially designated the 2nd Health Support Battalion, but was redesignated to 2GHB in late 2011.[2]


  1. ^ p80-84 ADF Health Sept 2001
  2. ^ "2nd General Health Battalion". Who We Are. Australian Army. Retrieved 15 January 2015.