Then and Now – Medical, Sharon Adams, Legion Magazine, July- August 2010
This short article provides a brief overview of some of the advance in medicine which can be linked to military medical services and combat casualty care.
Surgeon General’s Report 2010 Canadian Forces Health Services Group (2010)
This document provides an overview of Canadian Forces Health Services activities and achievements from April 1, 2009 t0 June 30 2010.
Traditions of the Medical Branch: Canadian Forces/Traditions de la Branche Medicale:Forces canadiennes
MEDICUS: The Medical Branch Journal
MEDICUS was established in 1989 to strengthen the bond between all Canadian Forces Medical Services members at a time when Medical Branch resourcefulness was being taxed by realigned defence priorities and fiscal constraint. Furthermore the journal was intended to reinforce the Total Force in serving all operational elements without regard to the colour of personal uniform. Click here to view MEDICUS covers from 1989 until the last edition in 1998.
An interesting and informative paper by LCpl Terry Hissey, Army Medical Service Band, tracing the background of the march and the connection to the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and the Canadian Forces Medical Service.
As the title indicate this is a listing of the senior military medical appointments from 1884 until 2012.
A collection of photos taken by Major (Rtd) Joan Clement during a 2011 tour of World War I and World War II battlefields in Belgium and France
In the Spring 1969 the Canadian Forces conducted the first full field deployment of a 100 bed field hospital since the Second World
The Queen Mother’s Banner was presented to the Canadian Forces Medical Services to commemorate the 100th anniversary of miitary medical services in Canada Click here to view a video of the Queen Mother’s Banner Presentation at Queen’s Park, Toronto, in 1985.
The history of naval health in Esquimalt goes back to 1854 when during the Crimean War the need first arose from the Royal Navy to have a place for sick and injured crew. The following year, three building were constructed to provide this service. Click here to learn more.
Cameron Pulsifer, Critical Care On the Battlefield and Around the World: A History of the Canadian Forces Health Services, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, 2006
This page contains links to various sites regarding the history of nursing in Canada.
Canadian Forces Dental Services : An Introduction and History
The Nursing Sisters of Canada, Veterans Affairs Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada has dedicted a section of it’s website to the Nursing Sisters of Canada. Included in this section are a war history of the Nursing Sisters, a history of the Nursing Sisters Association of Canada, some personal recollections from Nursing Sisters from across Canada, photos, and references to further reading material on the Canadian Nursing Sisters.
This site provides an insight into the WWII medical services
On October 23, 1998, the CFMSS Library was dedicated to MGen J.W.B. Barr, CMM, CD, QHP, and Mrs Marion Barr, ARRC, in recognition of their unparalleled devotion and contributions to the betterment of the Medical Branch. MGen Barr is a former Surgeon General and Canadian Forces Medical Services Colonel Commandant