Care Quality Commission (2019) CQC’s inspection programme of Defence Medical Services: Annual report for Year 3 (2019/20). Newcastle Upon Tyne: CQC.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (2019) NATO standard AJP-4.10: allied joint doctrine for medical support (edition C version 1). NATO.
Royal College of Nursing (2018) A professional resource for nurses new to defence, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2015) Defence nurses’ experiences from Iraq and Afghanistan, London: RCN.
Briggs T (2014) The Chavasse report. Raising the bar: improving armed forces and veteran care whilst raising the NHS standards for all. A strategic partnership between the Nation, the Armed Forces and the NHS, London: British Orthopaedic Association.
Burnett Library (Defence Medical Services)
Ministry of Defence (2012) Defence Medical Services: a review of compliance with the essential standards of quality and safety, London: MoD.
Ministry of Defence (2017) Mental health in the UK armed forces, London: MoD
Ministry of Defence (2015) Strategic trends programme: Future operating environment 2035, London: MoD.
Ministry of Defence (2017) The operational patient care pathway, London: MoD.
Ministry of Defence (2010) Treating injury and illness arising on military operations: Twenty–seventh Report of Session 2009–10, London: House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts.
Sphere Handbook (2018) Humanitarian charter and minimum standards in humanitarian response, Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Care Quality Commission (2018) Defence Medical Services CQC inspection programme: Annual report for Year 1 (2017/18), Newcastle Upon Tyne: CQC.
Great Britain. House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts (2010) Ministry of Defence: treating injury and illness arising on military operation. 27th report of session 2009-10: report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence. London: Stationery Office
Armour C, Waterhouse-Bradley B, Walker E et al. (2017) Supporting and serving military veterans in Northern Ireland, (no place) (no publisher).
NHS - Veterans: NHS mental health services
Royal College of General Practitioners: Veterans' healthcare toolkit
Royal College of General Practitioners and The Royal British Legion and Combat Stress (no date) Meeting the healthcare needs of veterans: a guide for general practitioners, London: RCGP.
Veterans' Gateway: Healthcare in England - an overview
Armour C, Waterhouse-Bradley B, Ross J et al. (2018) Public attitudes to the UK armed forces in Northern Ireland, (no place) (no publisher).
We would like to thank the RCN Defence Nursing member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.