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Ida Crocker Tribute

Ida Crocker Tribute

In commemorating and assisting Nursing Sister Ida Crocker in celebrating her milestone 100th Birthday the Royal Canadian Medical Service presented Ida (via Canada Post during these Covid-19 times), a letter of Congratulations and Birthday Wishes, a certificate of a Life Time Honorary Membership to the RCMSA, a RCMSA Commemorative Coin  and brochures on the Association and the Commemorative Coin. Click here to learn more about this amazing...

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104 Year Old Medic

104 Year Old Medic

In February of 2020 RCMS CWO Lucie Alain asked if RCMSA would donate an RCMSA Commemorative Coin that she could present to a 104 year Canadian Medic Cpl (Ret’d) John Pauls during her visit to Winnipeg later in the month. On behalf of the Association CWO Alain was given a Commemorative Coin and the following documents that could be presented to John Pauls: Certificate of Honourary Life Member of the Royal Canadian Medical Service...

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A Soldier’s Diary

A Soldier’s Diary

16 July 2020 – Today we were witness to a historic moment for 2 Fd Amb, the Petawawa Garrison, and the Canadian Armed Forces. Units, formations and museums across the CAF are home to numerous historical documents from the First World War, but unique among them is The Raine Diary. William Raine enlisted in No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance in Toronto on December 1st, 1915, and served in England, France and Belgium, and was medically...

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Field Medicine / Médecine de campagne

Field Medicine / Médecine de campagne

LE TEXTE EN FRANÇAIS SUITE   MEDICAL SPECIALIST GROWTH IN THE FIELD By Haifa Al-Aryan, Canadian Forces Health Services Group The Canadian Forces Health Services Group (CFHSG) is continuously making strides to optimize and modernize their ability to support Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operations. A significant change under the CFHSG Modernization Initiative is to increase the number and type of medical specialists who provide...

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CANEX has started to put items for the kit shop online. Currently it is very modest but they will add items as they become available. Click here to view / CANEX a commencé à mettre en ligne des articles pour le magasin de matériel. Pour l’instant, c’est très modeste, mais ils ajouteront des articles au fur et a mesure qu’ils seront disponibles. Cliquez ici pour voir  

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. . . that on the frontlines in the COVID 19 battle are two former CF medical officers: Dr. Jennifer Russell the Chief Medical Officer of New Brunswick, who completed the Medical Officer Training Plan and served for 10 years including five years in Ottawa as the Base Surgeon at NDMC.           Dr. Bonnie Henry, the British Columbia Provincial Health Officer, who was a  RCN GDMO and served at CFB Esquimalt and...

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