6th April 2016

New Opportunities In Stirling As Army Reserves Recruit Medical Staff

Steven Paterson at 154 Medical Sqdn

Stirling MP, Steven Paterson, recently visited 154 Medical Squadron at Forthside Barracks to discuss the new opportunities for Army Reserves in the area.

Army Medics treating casualties

A medic checks an x-ray image of a gunshot wound victim at the field hospital at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.
Picture used with Permission Defence Images under Creative Commons 2.0 CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Photographer:Cpl Ian Houlding

Steven Paterson at 154 Medical Sqdn

Steven Paterson MP visits 154 Medical Squadron who have vacancies now.
(Named left to right) Mr Steven Paterson MP, Captain Peter Riddell, Captain Gail Riddell, Private Russell Couper and Sergeant Duncan McPhee.

The relatively new Stirling Squadron is part of the 225 Medical Regiment which is based in Dundee. The unit specialises in providing the highest standards of emergency medicine and healthcare for soldiers in operations.

The Stirling-based Medical Squadron are now recruiting. Available roles include: Doctors, Dentists, Nursing Officers, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Medical Support Officers, Combat Medical Technicians, Environment Technicians, Drivers, HR Administrators, Chefs, and other roles.

Commenting, Steven Paterson said:

“The work that reserve forces do within the army is invaluable, providing a high standard of healthcare within the military and offering paid opportunities to travel and learn new skills.

“The Medical Squadron in Stirling is recruiting for a number of roles including medical staff and students. This is a great opportunity for people who are interested in furthering a career in healthcare as well as the military and a diverse array of other services.”


For further information, contact the Squadron on 0131 310 8395 or 0131 310 4972, or visit their Facebook page at “154 Medical Regiment”. Address: 154 Medical Squadron, Building 105, Forthside barracks, Meadowforth Road, Stirling, FK7 7RR.