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In pictures: Camp Bastion hospital

New Camp Bastion field hospital

The new 10m Camp Bastion field hospital opened in February this year.

Beds in the recovery room

There are 37 beds. These ones are in the recovery room.

Medical emergency rescue team

The medical emergency rescue team arrive back from the battlefield with a casualty.

Injured Afghan police officer

This Afghan police officer was injured by a suicide bomber while out on patrol.

CT scanner

They use this 500,000 CT scanner to find internal injuries within 20 seconds.

Squadron leader Andy Evans

Squadron leader Andy Evans heads up the medical emergency rescue team.

Sleeping quarters for medical emergency response team

The medical emergency response team work a 24-hour shift and all sleep in their office when they're on call.

Medical emergency gear

Within minutes of getting an emergency call the team grab their equipment and run to the Chinook helicopter.

Field hospital

600 casualties come through the field hospital each month, some British, some Afghan locals and even some Taleban.



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