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Military Aid: Northern Ireland

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 131183, tabled on 28 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces medics are (a) deployed and (b) planned to be deployed in hospitals in Northern Ireland.

Answered on

2 March 2022

As at 1 March 2022, there are 52 Defence Medics deployed in support of Northern Ireland hospitals, with a further 28 personnel undertaking supporting roles. This Military Aid to the Civil Authorities task began on 28 January 2022 and is expected to conclude on 2 March. Currently, there are no requests for further military support to Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland.