Army Medical Services


AMS is responsible for administering the four separate corps that deliver medical, veterinary, dental and nursing services in the British Army. These are:[2]

AMS contributes to the conservation of fighting strength and morale of the Army and advises commanders on matters of health and disease.[3]

Administration and leadership

The Army Medical Services are administered by Headquarters Army Medical Directorate at Andover under the command of the Director General Army Medical Services (DGAMS), formerly Major General Jeremy Rowan.

That post has been dis-established.[4]

See also


  1. "Army Medical Services". British Army. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. "Combat Service Support". Armed Forces. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
  3. "202 Field Hospital". Retrieved 9 May 2014.
  4. "Information on the de-establishment of Director Army Medical Services" (PDF). British Ministry of Defence. UK MOD. 25 January 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
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