Royal Army Medical Service

Army Medical Service

Find out who the Army Medical Service (AMS) are, and what they do

Wherever you find the British Army, you will find the Army Medical Services (AMS) who can deploy at short notice anywhere in the world to provide medical support.

The AMS will be there to maintain soldiers' health and provide medical care to the sick and injured.

The Army Medical Service is a modern, inclusive, operationally proven organisation that is aligned totally with the National Health Service.

It is made up of Regular and Reserve personnel, delivering the very best patient care wherever the British Army can be found, and includes four Corps:

  • The Royal Army Medical Corps

  • The Royal Army Veterinary Corps

  • Royal Army Dental Corps

  • The Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps

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Nursing in The British Army is a rewarding and varied career where you can build a multitude of skills.

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Nursing Roles

Army Nurse
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Army Nurse

Provide general and specialist nursing care to soldiers and civilians.

Mental Health Nurse
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Mental Health Nurse

A Mental Health Nurse will often find themselves giving advice to Army units and Medical Officers on Mental Health issues as well as managing a patient case load.

Healthcare Assistant
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Healthcare Assistant

Be part of highly skilled medical team that could posted anywhere in the world. Be active, enjoy great rewards and make friends for life.

Army Medical Services Roles

Doctor
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Doctor

Play a vital role in keeping Army personnel fighting fit. Enjoy an immensely fulfilling job that comes with travel, adrenaline and a sense of pride.

Physiotherapist Officer
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Physiotherapist Officer

When troops get sick or injured, you get them back on their feet. A highly trained professional, you could deploy anywhere in the world.

Medical Support Officer
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Medical Support Officer

Organise care for casualties on the battlefield: lead our medical teams and make sure troops get treated. It's a role that can take you worldwide.

Biomedical Scientist
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Biomedical Scientist

Manage blood supplies and diagnose diseases both at home and overseas.

Combat Medical Technician
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Combat Medical Technician

Saving lives on the front line takes courage and incredible drive. We can give you support and training, the rest is up to you.

Operating Department Practitioner
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Operating Department Practitioner

Learn vital medical skills with first-class Army training that is fully funded by us. You will be able to apply the skills you learn in operating theatres worldwide.

Environmental Health Practitioner
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Environmental Health Practitioner

Environmental Health Technicians make sure that troops have a clean, safe environment that's free of health risks. Could you keep them fit and well?

Radiographer
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Radiographer

Could you provide crucial medical scans on the front line or in a hospital? We'll teach you how and pay for your training too.

Pharmacist Officer
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Pharmacist Officer

Be our resident expert on medications. Give advice at senior levels and see that medical teams give the best healthcare to troops.

Pharmacy Technician
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Pharmacy Technician

No Army medical team is complete without a Pharmacy Technician. You play a key role in caring for troops by dispensing vital medications and advice.

Royal Army Veterinary Corps roles

Veterinary Officer
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Veterinary Officer

Make sure the military's working animals are well and ready to be deployed. Give expert advice, get qualifications and build a rewarding career.

Veterinary Technician
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Veterinary Technician

Keep Army animals bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Gain valuable experience, get qualifications, travel worldwide and make some great friends along the way.

Dog Handler
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Dog Handler

Train a dog to Army standards. Go on exercises and operations worldwide and enjoy adventure, challenges, sports and an amazing bond with your hound.

Royal Army Dental Corps roles

Dentist
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Dentist

Life as an Army dentist can be an amazing experience. There's travel, challenges, sports, training and the freedom to perform high quality dental work.

Dental Nurse
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Dental Nurse

First-class training helps you become a Dental Nurse. It's much like being a civilian Dental Nurse but with added excitement, travel, sports and career development.