The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall is set to officially unveil the new £138 million Defence Medical Services headquarters in Whittington, Staffordshire, on Thursday (08.05.14).

The royal will pay a visit to Staffordshire in the West Midlands tomorrow (08.05.14) to celebrate the unveiling of the new Defence Medical Services headquarters in Whittington, which has been six years in the making.

Surgeon Captain Stuart Millar, Commander of Defence Medical Services (Whittington), told the Tamworth Herald: "I am extremely pleased to be able to welcome HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to the new home of our organisation, where we will provide the Defence medical community with the training required to ensure that the best possible medical care continues to be afforded to our customer; the man or woman in harm's way, going into harm's way or returned from harm's way who has call on DMS delivered healthcare."

All medical, dental, nursing, health professional, paramedical and support personnel employed by the three Armed Services will now be represented under one roof.

Camilla is due to take a tour of the centre before attending an official reception hosted by the Surgeon General, Air Marshal Paul Evans, and unveiling a commemorative plaque in a special ceremony.

The duchess has been Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Naval Medical Services since 2006.

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