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Organisation and design of regular field hospitals
  1. Lt Col MCM Bricknell, DM MMed SciMFOM MFPHM MRCGP DMCC DRCOG DFFP RAMC, Commanding Officer1
  1. 122 Field Hospital Thornhill Barracks Gallwey Road Aldershot GU11 2DF mcm.bricknell{at}


The organisation and design of field hospitals within the British Army has been under review since the Gulf War. This paper discusses principles for the organisation and design of field hospitals and makes suggestions for further development. The paper describes the deployment of field hospitals from a 25 bed hospital troop up to a 200 bed field hospital.

  • military
  • hospitals
  • design

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