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Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

8. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many soldiers seriously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan were treated at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court before the introduction of compensation payments. (257887)

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme was introduced on 6 April 2005. Between 1 April 2003 and 31 March 2005, 3,507 reviews of inpatients were conducted at Headley Court. Headley Court treats personnel injured as a result of a variety of incidents, including from operational deployment to road traffic or sporting accidents. Headley Court does not record centrally the number of injured personnel they treat from each location.