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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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And it will back a programme to promote female and youth participation in the political process, as well as a new partnership to use the state-funded National Health Service support to help develop a modern healthcare system in Libya, providing opportunities for private British health companies.
Kay Bradwell, aged 44, a mental health service support worker, said: "I'm walking for Sandwell Mental Health Service.
"We strongly encourage anyone who believes they are unfairly missing out on National Health Service support to fight for their rights."
The FM states, "Sustainment is the provision of the logistics, personnel services support, and health service support necessary to maintain operations until mission accomplishment." The four tasks of the sustainment warfighting function are to provide logistics support, personnel services support, health service support, and internment and resettlement operations (including detainee operations).
(11.) Joint Publication 4-02, Health Service Support, 31 October 2006, I-3, http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/jel/new_pubs/jp402.pdf and AFDD 2-4.2, Health Services, 21.
Alarming numbers of children are requiring health service support after suffering the damaging consequences of alcoholic excess.
It compares the experiences of those with and without NGO or health service support and outlines preferred forms of support.
Joint Staff, Doctrine for Health Service Support in Joint Operations, Joint Publication 4-02 (Washington, D.C.: 2001), pp.
If I use the medical health service--providing health service support to the joint force--as a process example, then who owns that process?
Hospital response teams would include up to 200 people and be composed of those whom the hospital felt it needed to provide initial diagnostic, clinical and health service support (e.g.
According to FM 8-10-7, Health Service Support in an NBC Environment, HSS has several goals it must accomplish to successfully complete patient decontamination.
These pillars are agile infrastructure; information fusion; joint deployment and theater distribution; ordnance, engineering, and construction; multinational logistics; and interagency and joint health service support. The pillars are led by a group of general officers or equivalents from each of the Services and composed of subject matter experts from Service headquarters and major commands.

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