To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many full-time, non-reservist (a) doctors and (b) nurses are employed by (i) the Army and (ii) his Department.
3 February 2017
As at 1 October 2016, there were the following numbers of personnel:
Total All Services
Trained full-time, non-reservist doctors
Trained full-time, non-reservist nurses (including healthcare assistants)
Also, as at 1 October 2016, there were 243 civilian doctors (medical practitioners and consultants) and 396 civilian nurses (including healthcare assistants).