About Us

The Defence School of Healthcare Education, Department of Healthcare Education is the Armed Forces' provider of healthcare education to Defence Medical Services personnel.

In addition to supporting the provision by Birmingham City University of pre-registration nurse education, Operating Department Practice (ODP) training and undergraduate radiography programmes, the school also support training for biomedical scientists, environmental health technicians and clinical physiologists at other academic institutions throughout the UK.

Students at the School benefit from the University's state-of-the-art learning facilities and academic staff who are able to offer real insight into healthcare in a military setting.

Defence careers

If you are thinking about becoming a Nurse, ODP or Radiographer within the military, further details may be found on these websites:

In addition, your local Armed Forces Careers Office will be able to assist with any queries you may have.