RUSI JournalVolume 162Issue 2members only

Innovation Strategies for Defence: The Successful Case of Defence Medical Services

The UK's Defence Medical Services has been at the leading edge of advanced care practices.

Over the past 20 years, the Defence Medical Services (DMS, the umbrella organisation for medical provision within the British armed forces) has been innovating consistently and at pace within the Ministry of Defence. The result of this sustained effort has led to progressive improvement in the outcomes of the critically injured. Separately, it has also led to global transformational innovation in support of the response to the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone. Through planned

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