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Surgeon-General (United Kingdom)
Incumbent Air Marshal Paul Evans
Personal details
Website Defence Medical Services

The Surgeon-General (SG) is the senior medical officer of the British Armed Forces; the post is held by the senior of the three individual service medical directors.

The Surgeon General (SG) is clinical director of the Defence Medical Services Department which is the headquarters for the Defence Medical Services. It is a Joint Service organisation with personnel from all three services and Ministry of Defence Civil Servants working together to ensure “Provision of strategic direction to the Defence Medical Services to ensure coherent delivery of all medical outputs".

The current Surgeon-General is Air Marshal Paul Evans.[1]

List of Surgeons-General (1990-present)[edit | edit source]

Rank Name Post-Nominals Years in office
Air Marshal Sir Nigel Mills KBE (1990-1991)[2]
Lieutenant General Peter Beale (1991-1994)[3]
Vice Admiral Anthony Revell CB (1994-1997)[4]
Air Marshal John Baird (1997-2000)[5]
Lieutenant General Robert Menzies CB OBE (2000-2002)[6]
Vice Admiral Ian Jenkins CB CVO (2002-2006)[7]
Lieutenant General Louis Lillywhite CB MBE (2006-2009)[8]
Vice Admiral Philip Raffaelli CB (2009-2012)[1]
Air Marshal Paul Evans OStJ QHP (2012-)[9]

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