Regional Medical Centre (RMC)

Medic preparing for injection

The Regional Medical Centre (RMC) was built in 1999, and provides a full range of primary Care services including a team of 5 Doctors (3 service and 2 civilian posts), 2 Practice Nurses, an Occupational Nurse, a Health Promotion Nurse, 4 Physiotherapists, an Environmental Health Technician and 14 medics.

The RMC incorporates an Occupational Health Department and a Primary Care Rehabilitation Facility in addition to providing emergency airfield cover and ‘medical parenting’ for many outlying units. A Health Visitor, nursery nurse and midwife are also attached to the practice which has its own dispensing pharmacy.

Dependants living on the Cosford/Albrighton Family Quarters are eligible to register and all newly arrived dependants are encouraged to attend for an initial health screen and handover consultation to coordinate future health service requirements.

Dental Centre

Dental Treatment

The Dental Centre at RAF Cosford is part of the Defence Dental Services (DDS), a Tri-Service organisation tasked with providing dental treatment for all Service Personnel ensuring they are dentally fit for military service.

The Dental Centre team comprises of one military and one civilian dentist, a service dental hygienist, a SNCO practice manager, and two RAF dental nurses.

Unfortunately, Service dependants are not entitled to dental treatment at UK units. Families are encouraged to register with a civilian dentist as soon as possible and Cosford Dental Centre keep an up to date list of local NHS dental practices. For more information on finding a dentist, click on the links to the right of this page.

Health & Safety

Health and Safety

Commandant RAF Cosford is vested with the the overall responsibility for all Safety, Health, Environmental and Fire Safety (SHEF) matters, by virtue of his appointment as Head of Establishment and landlord. His mandate is to ensure that The Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering (DCAE) Cosford meets the requirements of the Secretary of State’s Policy Statement for SHEF and supplements the RAF Organisation & Arrangements (O&A) statement and its legal duty of care to its staff and others affected by its activities, by detailing the local O&A for SHEF.

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