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This paper discusses the organisational developments in hospital support to expeditionary military operations - Deployed Hospital Care (DHC). It discusses the evolution in deployed hospital care arising from operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the limitations of current doctrine. It highlights the transition from deployable infrastructure to fixed infrastructure for medical units as a critical aspect of the adaptation from intervention operations to enduring operations. The paper closes by considering some of the emerging issues in the management of personnel within DHC units.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Issue number4 SUPPL. 2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011


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