Army Medical Services

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The Army Medical Services (AMS) is the organisation responsible for administering the corps that deliver medical, veterinary, dental and nursing services in the British Army.

Role[edit]

AMS is responsible for administering the four separate corps that deliver medical, veterinary, dental and nursing services in the British Army. These are:[1]

AMS contributes to the conservation of fighting strength and morale of the Army and advises commanders on matters of health and disease.[2]

Administration[edit]

The Army Medical Services are administered by Headquarters Army Medical Directorate at Andover under the command of the Director General Army Medical Services (DGAMS), currently Major General Jeremy Rowan.

Cap Badges of the four medical/nursing corps

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Combat Service Support". Armed Forces. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "202 Field Hospital". Retrieved 9 May 2014.