health service support


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health service support

All services performed, provided, or arranged by the Services to promote, improve, conserve, or restore the mental or physical well-being of personnel. These services include, but are not limited to, the management of health services resources, such as manpower, monies, and facilities; preventive and curative health measures; evacuation of the wounded, injured, or sick; selection of the medically fit and disposition of the medically unfit; blood management; medical supply, equipment, and maintenance thereof; combat stress control; and medical, dental, veterinary, laboratory, optometric, medical food, and medical intelligence services. Also called HSS.
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Health service support consists of providing combat casualty care, medical evacuation (air and ground), medical regulating support, and medical logistics.
Joint Staff, Doctrine for Health Service Support in Joint Operations, Joint Publication 4-02 (Washington, D.
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Health service support is vital to maintaining "the individual and group health needed to accomplish a military mission.
Mr Skipsey, a health service support worker, was driving home to Abergele from Cwmbran where he'd been on holiday when the accident happened.

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