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MED REGIMENTS Good or Bad ?

#1
Question: Are the new Med Regt's a fantastic new innovation which takes the RAMC into the twenty first century of war fighting principles or is it just the RAMC's way of making some new slots for all ranks ? What really is the difference between the new Regt and the old Fd Amb apart from the obvious size difference ?
 
#2
I think that with the amount of terminations in the Corps lately, we can't man all of the posts in Fd Amb's so i reckon its a way to cover losses.
 
#3
(slams tabs in)
BAD VERY VERY BAD, Y-FRONTS EVEN

Never served in a Med Regt, Never want to. all iv'e ever heard is Gripes & whingesabout them, and that woz from CMT SKYGOD
 
#5
Thankyou disgruntled for your remarks founded on pure gossip they will be noted in file thirteen ? Skygod there really is no superior being up at MCM Div covering up how many people sign off or terminate service ! You must have been watching too many X-Files. The concept of the Med Regt's was not produced as a cover up it was produced to give the RAMC the flexability to support brigades without difficiencies. However you are correct in so much as the manpower levels are not correct and as such Med Sqn's are having to borrow manpower from other med sqn's and as such soldiers are not having as much down time so maybe they dont work ? Disgruntled if you have never been to a med regt were have you been for the last few years ? please dont say a med centre ???????? SAD
 
#9
It seams to me that the Med Regt are a complete waste of time.

On paper we are down as a med regt with all this man power yet two thirds of this man power is made of TA.

Now that we are a regt we seem to get more commitments to forefill but yet i have yet to see any TA take part in any.  So now we are carrying Regt tasks but with a Sqn size manpower.

Is this just my Regt. or is this the same everywhere?  I dont mean to gob off but **** it why not!   :mad: :mad: :mad:
 
#12
Skygod, you really are so thoughtful, either that or that could be a dig. I really dont want to roll my sleaves up and meet you outside the NAAFI but I will you know !  ;)
 
#13
First off, i don't know what a DIG is, a NIG yes but that i am not i promise you.
I don't know what your gripe is - i thought we had this sorted: "We seem to be the only 3 CMT's on the site, lets stick together." You said...
If we are to stick together try Hystoacryl !! ;D It sticks everything to everything as you know!!
I was only complimenting you, don't make me e-mail an F-Med 8  ;)  
 
#14
WHOOPS YOU DROPPED SOMETHING ?

It appears your sense of humour is on the floor? Get a life man FMED 8 had one before but it scratched my bottom tried an FMED 825 the other day on Ex but aggrivated the piles. Stop whining and talk sense.
 
#16
IS IT A RAMC POLICY OF PLAN LATE PLAN ONCE?????
I WORK WITH NEWTS AND THIS SEEMS TO BE OUR UNIT POLICY, I SUSPECT IT IS AN ARMY WIDE POLICY, AM I RIGHT OR IS IT JUST OUR LOT :-/ :-/ :-/
 
#17
If your Trying to say that your, Officers couldn't organise a Piss up in a pub, if so, TELL US SOMETHING WE DONT KNOW.

We all know most Rodneys in our units are as thick as WHALE Omelettes. (just look at their dress sense).
No common Sense , No co-ordination, No Structured approach to anything, i get the feeling our rodneys are going to CRECHE rather than Sandhurst.
That would explain the Colouring books in the Troop Office. ;D

SNCO's in units unfortunatly have their hands Tied,
(Any1 remember the days of being Knocked off when all work was done) BIG RESPECT TO ALL SNCO'S  8)

Majority of new Jncos about get a tape by just ironing their kit the right way, and promoted on sod all experience and job ability. ( all Knowledge no hands on)

CCC: respect where respect is due. HOW LONG IS THE Course?, but coming away from DMSTC with bugger all self discipline, organisational ability, no COMMON SENSE & Severe lack of respect for their peers (lets take this to the Naafi Bar)(look out for that tent pole) :-*

No wonder i'm going over to the DARK SIDE. :D
Given 10 years to the SERVICE. and what has the service given me, Piles, knackered Knees, wife & 2 kids, couple of fmed8's, and no career advice. :(

Getting More DISGRUNTLED AS THE DAY WEARS ON

SSM . dont play me & skygod off eachotherwe are rather good pals & we will eat you for breakfast. :)
(P.S Sense of Humour any1) ROFL
 
#18
Eat Me for breakfast  ::) statements like that on an RAMC board can give us a bad name. You were right though it would take you both to do it  ;) Although you were saying ten years service ? Makes sad SSM think he may have taught you on Class 3 or Class 1  ??? ??? Now wouldnt that be interesting !!!

PS RAMC officers are by far the worst in the British Army on the whole. Not all some are good but majority are badly flawed and live their lives thinking that the RAMC is the big army and is very important ? IMPOTANT as far as they are concerned they need someone to explain to them that we support the big army we are not the be all and end all.
 
#19
can I ask what the problem with having TA sqns is it appears from the whinging on this board and from what I've heard from PSI'S and FTRS/Mob TA that the regular army can barely man what it has so bringing you up to strength from TA is nearly essential and having TA Amb Sqns who are used to working with reg Amb sqns and work under the same command to the same SOP'S would be a godsend abd should make this process easier. We in the hospitals have had to accept we'll go to where ever we're sent as individual reinforcements either to regular or high readiness units. and the amb regts will probably get out CMT'S to make up their numbers.
 
#20
Nurse,
 
The problem with having TA sqns in a Med Regt is that the majority of the taskings that come in from the relevant brigades are over the week and not just at weekends and what Newt is saying if I may be so bold as to interpret is the TA sqns have never or very rarely been seen by the troops completing these tasks. On paper it looks good and on Op Tours it is OK but day to day it is a complete waste having them ?
 

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