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Occupational Health and Safety Issues in Military Field Hospitals
  1. Lt Col MCM Bricknell, MRCGP MFOM MFPHM DMCC DRCOG RAMC, Commanding Officer1
  1. 122 Field Hospital, Thornhill Barracks, Gallwey Road, ALDERSHOT, Hants, GU11 2DF 22fdhosp.101logbde{at}


This paper considers the occupational health and safety issues that apply within a military field hospital. It considers NHS occupational health and safety activities and examines how these might be applied within an Army Medical Services unit. Areas that are unique to field hospitals are highlighted in comparison with a static NHS hospital. Some issues for future work are also considered.

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