Derby Dentist Gets to Work in Afghanistan-Cpl Mark Brown

May 09, 2013, 08:29 AM

Corporal Mark Brown who works with the Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC), 40, from Derby, has recently deployed as the practice manager at the Role 3 Hospital in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.

Mark, who has recently married, and normally works at the Dental Centre in the Land Warfare Centre in Warminster has just started a six month tour, and is the first time deployed to Afghanistan, although he has worked in the Balkans and Iraq before.

The UK Medical Group provides the full spectrum of medical care support to UK and ISAF Forces deployed in Helmand Province and wider Afghanistan, from care at the point of injury though hospital treatment to evacuation back to the UK. The current UK Med Gp deployed on Operation Herrick 18 is based around 5 Medical Regiment who provide the Role 1 Medical Regiment who provide the pre-hospital emergency care, the deployed ambulance service and primary health care which is a deployed GPs surgery. 33 Field Hospital provide the core staff for the Role 3 hospital who are responsible for the deployed hospital care of the troops deployed in Afghanistan.

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