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British Forces News: From battlefield to hospital: surviving injury in Afghanistan

October 18, 2011

The front line medical services based at Camp Bastion assist everybody – from ISAF troops to Afghan troops and local Afghans.

The link from the battlefield to the hospital at Camp Bastion is the most vital, as it could mean the difference between life and death.

Forces News looks at the journey that gets the casualty to the safety of the Emergency Department in the quickest possible time.

From BritishForcesNews on YouTube.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 18, 2011 22:10

    I appreciate the Front Lines Medical Service for his humanitarian and medical scientific duty, on a reality that differ to a medical civil service and act on a specific field, that require a specific preparation and a high resilience.
    I honor and thank, by the profound of my heart, this equipe.
    Claudio Alpaca

  2. hectoranibal permalink
    October 18, 2011 23:48

    que gran tarea cumplen estos medicos ,en el frente de batalla apoyando a los muchachos heridos en combate ,salud a ellos..
    afectuosamente ,hectoranibal
    chajari-(entre rios,argentina

  3. Sue Beighton permalink
    October 18, 2011 23:53

    They saved my sons life two years ago, How can I ever thank all the teams that worked on him before his arrival back to the UK
    Sue Beighton

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