306 Hospital Support Regiment
Commanding Officer: Colonel Helen Singh MBE TD
The Worshipful Company of International Bankers is proud to be affiliated to 306 Hospital Support Regiment (306 HSR) part of 2 Medical Brigade, Royal Army Medical Corps, a nationally recruited reserve unit of the British Army based Strensall, near York.
Acting as a manpower reserve for the medical services within the British Army, its soldiers are therefore trained to fit seamlessly into any military field hospital or other medical environment within or outside the British Army.
Its medical complement is multi-disciplinary, comprising officers and other ranks from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) and the Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) and comprises a variety of specialist medical, surgical and nursing personnel in fields such as general practice medicine, paediatrics, midwifery, plastic surgery, physiotherapy and anaesthetics.
Members of the Regiment have seen a significant amount of frontline service in recent years, taking part in a variety of military, peacekeeping and humanitarian operations including tours in Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone.
Click here to read Col. HelenSingh's blog about 'Being a female leader in the Army Reserves'