NATO MILMED COE delegation visited UK Defence Medical Services in Whittington

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The Director of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE), COL Dr. László Fazekas (HUN), accompanied by LTC Dr. Nagpal Hoysal (GBR) from MILMED COE Deployment Health Surveillance Capability Branch, recently visited the UK Defence Medical Services in Whittington where they were received by key senior UK military medical representatives. MILMED COE Steering Committee's UK member, Wing Commander Peter Gaál also attended the meetings.

MILMED COE Director first met Brigadier Robin Simpson, Dean of Defence Healthcare Education and Training (DHET) then visited the new Defence College of Healthcare Education and Training (DCHET). Colonel Fazekas was impressed by the capacity and quality of the training facility and how the UK Defence Medical Services design and deliver military medical education and training.

The Director was also received by Air Commodore Alastair Reid, Head Medical Policy and Infomation Systems and Air Vice Marshal Richard Broadbridge, Director Healthcare Delivery and Training at the Defence Medical Services.

The meetings showcased various partnership opportunities and discussed past and present military medical cooperation acivities and anticipated future closer collaboration between MILMED COE and the UK Defence Medical Services.

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