RAMC


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Royal Army Medical Corps

A specialist corps of the Army Medical Services (UK) that provides medical care to British Army personnel and their families in times of both war and peace. Under the Geneva Conventions, members of the RAMC can only use their weapons in self-defence.

RAMC

Abbrev. for Royal Army Medical Corps.
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Prior to his service in the RAMC, early in the First World War, Dr Calwell was medical officer at Langholm Red Cross Auxiliary Hospital; joint medical officer at the Eskdale Fever Hospital and joint medical officer for examining military recruits from the Langholm area, in addition to his role as a GP in the Muckle Toon.
"On Friday last the Town Hall was crowded to witness the pleasing sight of the presentation of an 18-carat gold half-hunter watch and gold albert to Pte David Thomas RAMC to mark their appreciation of his bravery in winning the Military Medal.
Consequently, the RAMC devoted considerable effort to improving treatment and prevention, the subject of chapter 4.
Over the years, RAMC has grown to a staff of 9 members while continuing to offer the same caring, dedicated service to patients.
The first of these was won during his service with Noel Chavasse, the Bar and Military Medal when he served with Captain Rusby and the Military Cross and Bar, RAMC following the death of Captain Chavasse in 1917.
A young New Zealander in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), Harold Delf Gillies (1882-1960), an ENT surgeon was asked to set up a special unit at the Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot and later to establish a major hospital for this work at Queen Mary's Hospital at Sidcup.
A colleague, Major Richard Gadd, of 34 Field Hospital RAMC, said: "Dave was a giant of a man, an accomplished rugby player, keen sportsman and family man.
Though they never achieved the commercial success of the Heads or Blondie, when historians started to reconstruct its history and assign importance to acts, the Ramones consistently came out at JOHNNY RAMC the top of the class.
My father, a Lieut Col: RAMC, landed with Alexander's 1st Army and told me after the war, before it was generally known in civvy street, what a wonderful drug penicillin was.
"It's a terrible situation," said one RAMC colonel.
Former North Sea oilrig medic Michael Burrows, 46, a Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) volunteer was found to have enriched uranium in his urine and a bone sample.