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dressing station

A temporary station for soldiers wounded during combat.
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In fact, the budget was so reduced that most of the military hospitals have been closed and the Services mainly rely on reservists and territorials,for both doctors and nursing staff, to man the field hospitals and dressing stations.
Five regimental doctors arrived and Alice established four dressing stations, with a doctor and two bandagers at each.
I wish to record my thanks to the editorial staff and the writer Cynthia Toman for the article in Volume 15, Issue 2 ("An Officer and a Lady") that endeavours to trace the history of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC) as applied to the nursing sisters who served in base hospitals and in front line dressing stations in France and Belgium in two world wars.
At Vimy, stretcher-bearers became overwhelmed while staff at dressing stations were subject to over 14,000 patients in two days.
They identified the need for an ambulance service and facilities such as advanced dressing stations. In order to get the wounded from the battleground to the advanced dressing stations, stretcher-bearers were needed.
Canada was not lacking here as many Canadian nursing sisters and matrons served in Commonwealth military hospitals -- from "sharp end" Field Dressing Stations to the Base Hospital in Kure, Japan.