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The Centre for Defence Healthcare Engagement: a focus for Defence Engagement by the Defence Medical Services
  1. Martin Bricknell1 and
  2. R Sullivan2
  1. 1Ministry of Defence, Director Medical Policy and Operational Capability, London, UK
  2. 2King's Centre for Global Health, King's College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Martin Bricknell, Headquarters surgeon general, Ministry of Defence, Floor 6E, Whitehall, London SW1A 2HB, UK; martin{at}bricknell.net

Abstract

The 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review committed the government to an ambitious programme of Defence Engagement. This paper provides a short summary of the medical contribution to UK Defence Engagement. It then describes the intentions behind the creation of the Centre for Defence Health Engagement.

  • International Health Services
  • Public Health
  • Received March 18, 2017.
  • Revision received June 18, 2017.
  • Accepted June 19, 2017.

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  • Received March 18, 2017.
  • Revision received June 18, 2017.
  • Accepted June 19, 2017.
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  • Contributors Both authors contributed to the development of this paper.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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