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.
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.