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Specialist Nursing Areas

Specialist Nursing Areas

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.

Maritime Operational Role

QARNNS are ready to deploy anywhere in the world to support Operations around the globe. Recent deployments have included fighthing Ebola in Sierra Leone and helping save lives in the Mediterranean.


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Adventurous Training

As members of the Royal Navy, QARNNS nurses have the opportunity to undertake Adventurous Training all over the world. Read more here...


QARNNS actively take part in almost any sport you can imagine. Read more here...


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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.