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Medical And Dental Personnel

Volume 887: debated on Monday 24 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the total number of officers in (a) the medical branch and (b) the dental branch of each of the three Services; and how many in each case are of the rank of brigadier or equivalent, and of each senior rank.

The following table gives details of all male and female officers in the medical and dental branches of the Services, including those engaged in support functions and medical and dental cadets, as at 31st December 1974.of the rank of brigadier or its equivalent, and of each rank senior thereto.



BrigadierDirector of Army Health and Research.
Director of Medical Supplies.
Deputy Director of Medical Services, United Kingdom Land Forces.
Deputy Director of Medical Services 1 (British) Corps.
Commandant, Royal Army Medical Corps, Training Centre.
Director of Army Pathology.
Consultant Adviser in Anaesthetics.
Consultant Adviser in Ophthalmology.
Consultant Adviser in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Consultant Adviser in Paediatrics.
Command Consultant in Medicine, British Army of the Rhine.
Command Consultant in Surgery, British Army of the Rhine.


Major-GeneralDirector of Army Dental Service.
BrigadierConsulting Dental Surgeon to the Army.
Deputy Director Dental Service, HQ, British Army of the Rhine.





Air MarshalDirector-General of RAF Medical Services.
Air Vice-MarshalRAF Senior ConsultantRAF Central Medical Establishment.
Consultant Adviser in Neuro-psychiatry
Consultant Adviser in Pathology and Tropical Medicine, RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine.
Principal Medical Officer, Strike Command.
Principal Medical Officer, Support Command.
Air CommodoreDeputy Director-General of RAF Medical Services.
Director of Health and Research (RAF).
Principal Medical Officer, Training Command.
Principal Medical Officer, Germany.
Principal Medical Officer, Near East Air Force.
Commandant RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, Farnborough.
Commanding Officer, Princess Alexandra's RAF Hospital, Wroughton.
Consultant Adviser in OphthalmologyRAF Central Medical Establishment.
Consultant Adviser in Medicine
Consultant Adviser in Surgery
Consultant Adviser in Orthopaedic Surgery.Princess Alexandra's RAF Hospital, Wroughton.
Consultant in Surgery
Consultant in Medicine, Princess Mary's RAF Hospital, Halton.
Consultant Adviser in Chest Diseases, RAF Chest Unit, Midhurst.
Consultant in Radiology, RAF Hospital, Ely.


Air Vice-MarshalDirector of RAF Dental Services.
Air CommodorePrincipal Dental Officer, Strike Command.
Senior Consultant in Dental Surgery, Princess Mary's RAF Hospital, Halton.