The QARNNS trains and employs nurses in a wide range of specialities including Emergency nursing, Intensive Care, Theatres, Burns and Plastics, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Surgical, Medical, Opthalmology and Education.
The QARNNS are the nurses of the Royal Navy. QARNNS personnel function within a variety of assignments and environments that directly or indirectly influence effective healthcare outcomes.
As a key component of the Royal Navy and Defence Medical Services, QARNNS support a number of capabilities:
In peacetime; Primary Healthcare, Secondary Healthcare and Mental Health.
On Operations; Role 1, 2 and 3 Ashore and Afloat. These encompass the Maritime and Littoral Manoeuvre environments, support to 3 Cdo Brigade and joint land Operations. In addition our personnel are fully integrated in UK home based Operations, providing care at Role 4.