The Journey on HMS Queen Elizabeth Begins

Well it has been a busy time for the Role 2 Afloat Team who have worked very hard to achieve Full Operational Capability (FOC). This means that we have now fully embedded within the ship and the Carrier Strike Group and are an integral part of the casualty journey which starts at the point of injury to transfer to a hospital for definitive care.

QARNNS get green light to support Commandos

QARNNS can find themselves nursing in a wide variety of situations across the Globe, whether on board a Ship or anywhere the Royal Marines might deploy. Here, CPONN Chambers, an Infection Prevention and Control Specialist Nurse attached to the Commando Forward Surgical Group (CFSG), describes his experiences while on Exercise Green Dragon with Commando Logistic Regiment Royal Marines.

SNO news is good news 7...The Titanium 29

It has been a busy few weeks at the R2H we have been working hard to ensure that everything is “ship shape” in preparation for our replacements coming in to take over. But now, with the post op tour report completed, individuals reports sorted, UN Engagements slowing down…slightly, I thought it was time to put the effort in for what could be the final blog.

SNO news is good news 6...Royal Wedding update!

The Nation has gone #RoyalWedding crazy and the QARNNS have their own way of sending congratulations to the happy couple... In this latest update from the team in South Sudan, read all about how SNO news may be no more, changes in the Hospital, the return of some of the staff, medal parades and some very special games as we're back with the latest update from Lt Cdr McCullough, read on!

SNO news is good news 3

Senior Nursing Officer, Lt Cdr McCullough, shares her latest update from South Sudan... read more in SNO news is good news..3!

We have been in theatre 8 weeks and I can honestly say that it has flown by. This first month has been about meeting the other Troop contributing countries and understanding how our medical facility fits into the wider UN mission in Bentiu.