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dc.contributor.authorFitzpatrick, Meghanen
dc.identifier.citationFitzpatrick, M. (2018). The Trouble with Peace: The Royal Army Medical Corps’ Cold War Recruitment Conundrums. War & Society, 37(2), 129–145. doi:10.1080/07292473.2018.1433602en
dc.description.abstractThis article examines the Royal Army Medical Corps' (RAMC) recruitment problems throughout the Cold War (1945-1980s). It explores why the RAMC experienced difficulties in attracting new personnel, how the army tried to alleviate these shortages, and the impact of chronic understaffing on the quality of military health care for generations of soldiers and their families. It concludes by reflecting on the enduring dilemmas of recruiting professionals in peacetime.en
dc.subjectBritish Armyen
dc.subjectCold Waren
dc.subjectmilitary medicineen
dc.titleThe Trouble with Peace: The Royal Army Medical Corps' Cold War Recruitment Conundrumsen
dc.typejournal articleen

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