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HOSPEX in the antipodes

Gill, Gerard, Butt, P., Reade, M. C., Crozier, J., Williams, A., Thomas, T., Flint, B., Matthews, G., Duff, N., Brown, G., Chambers, A., Courtenay, B., Innes, D. and Malley, B. O. 2015, HOSPEX in the antipodes, Journal of the royal army medical corps, vol. 161, no. 4, pp. 336-340, doi: 10.1136/jramc-2014-000378.

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Title HOSPEX in the antipodes
Author(s) Gill, GerardORCID iD for Gill, Gerard orcid.org/0000-0003-1381-7426
Butt, P.
Reade, M. C.
Crozier, J.
Williams, A.
Thomas, T.
Flint, B.
Matthews, G.
Duff, N.
Brown, G.
Chambers, A.
Courtenay, B.
Innes, D.
Malley, B. O.
Journal name Journal of the royal army medical corps
Volume number 161
Issue number 4
Start page 336
End page 340
Total pages 5
Publisher BMJ Pub. Group
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2015
ISSN 0035-8665
2052-0468
Keyword(s) disaster planning/*organization & administration
hospitals
military medicine
military/organization & administration
patient simulation
Australia
Great Britain
hospital units
hospitals, military
humans
mobile health units
Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Medicine, General & Internal
General & Internal Medicine
PERSPECTIVE
SURGERY
TRAUMA
Summary The Australian Army recently adopted the British concept of hospital exercise (HOSPEX) as a means of evaluating the capabilities of its deployable NATO Role 2E hospital, the 2nd General Health Battalion. The Australian approach to HOSPEX differs from the original UK model. This article describes the reasons why the Australian Army needed to adopt the HOSPEX concept, how it was adapted to suit local circumstances and how the concept may evolve to meet the needs of the wider Australian Defence Force and our allies.
Language eng
DOI 10.1136/jramc-2014-000378
Field of Research 110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, BMJ Pub. Group
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30079727

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine
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