Nurses from the QARNNS are currently deployed with the Commando Forward Surgical Group (CFSG) on Ex BOLD ALLIGATOR, a major amphibious exercise in North Carolina. The CFSG provides a high readiness life and limb saving surgical capability to the Lead Commando Group of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines.
3 CDO Brigade's Medical Reception Station (MRS) is part of the Commando Medical Group (CMG) and has recently successful passed its validation.
QARNNS from Defence Medical Group South (DMG(S)) held their Military Clinical conference recently at HMS Nelson. The day consisted of guest speakers presenting to tri-service healthcare professionals from DMG(S).
The recent celebrations of Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations saw a number of Armed Forces personnel recognised on Her Majesty's Birthday Honours List. This year saw Petty Officer Naval Nurse Rebecca Ward of DMS Whittington being graciously honoured with the award of Associate of the Royal Red Cross 2nd Class...
The value of investment in leadership training cannot be overstated and the Armed Forces have always invested heavily in their leaders from an early stage.
You can now find your QARNNS Newsletter right here on the website! Read more about what the QARNNS have been up to in the latest from the Newsletter team. In this issue:
HMS Raleigh Phase one instructor PONN Leanne Parry has represented the Royal Navy at the Business in the Community Workplace Gender Equality Awards Dinner, 2016 in London. PONN Parry was selected to attend the event, held in April, by the Naval Servicewomen's Network alongside Lt Cdr Nicola Cullen from BRNC Dartmouth.
Cold, hungry, desperate and in life threatening danger in the middle of the sea. Not a situation many of us can imagine but this is the situation many found, and continue to find themselves in, as a result of the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean.