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256 Field Hospital

256 Field Hospital is an Army Reserve unit based in London and is the city's only Army Medical Services Hospital.
Although 256 Field Hospital is based in London, we recruit from most of the south east of England. A, B and C detachments train on Tuesday evenings, D Detachment train on Wednesday and approximately two weekends per month.

Training could be anything from management of patients in an operational setting or military map-reading. We can offer high quality of training and operational experience to the motivated and enthusiastic volunteer.

256 Detachments

Regimental Headquarters is co-located with A Detachment and holds the lead command structure of the Regiment as well as elements of administration.

A, B, C, and D detachments welcome applications from healthcare professionals and any one who is interested in the support trades.

Regimental Headquarters & A Detachment

Nearest Tube Station is Kennington on the Northern Line.

Regimental Headquarters - RHQ
71 Braganza Street, Walworth, London
SE17 3RF
Telephone: 02070 912658

A Detachment
71 Braganza Street, Walworth, London
SE17 3RF
Telephone: 02070 912680
256HOSP-OPSP-GpMailbox@mod.uk

B Detachment

Nearest Tube Station is High Street Kensington on the Circle Line or Earls Court on the District Line.

B Detachment
1 A Iverna Gardens, Kensington, London
W1
Telephone: 02074 145436 
256HOSP-OPSP-GpMailbox@mod.uk

C Detachment

Close to both Kingston and Surbiton Railway Stations

C Detachment
Portsmouth Road, Kingston upon Thames, London
KT1 2QX
Telephone: 02084 813435
256HOSP-OPSP-GpMailbox@mod.uk


D Detachment

Quebec Barracks
198 Dyke Road
Brighton
BN1 5AS
Telephone: 01273 545689
256HOSP-OPSP-GpMailbox@mod.uk

The Army Reserve is part of Britain's reserve land forces. Together with the Regular Reserve they provide support to the Regular Army at home and overseas.

Learn more about opportunities, training, commitments and challenges in the Army Reserve. Follow this link to the 'Joining The Army' section to view FAQs and find out how to apply.

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