The primary role of the Field Hospital is to provide clinical support to regular army on Operational Tours in times of conflict, peacekeeping and humanitarian situations. The Unit provides secondary healthcare to both soldiers and civilians. Health care professionals will be employed according to their civilian qualifications and experience but will be expected to work in a challenging military environment that could be either in tents or buildings using simple but robust equipment.
Detachment needs people with a wide range of skills: Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists,
Radiographers, Operating Department Practitioners, Biomedical Scientists, Healthcare Assistants, Paramedics, Chefs, Vehicle Mechanics, Drivers, Administrators, Clinical Students (Medical, Nursing and AHP).