10th October 11.30 am. "Medicine in the Royal Navy: lessons from recent operations" : Surgeon Captain Fleur Marshall MRCGP MA

  • Surgeon Captain Fleur Marshall had a varied period of General Duties serving at sea in HMS NORFOLK (South Atlantic deployment), HMS LEEDSCASTLE (Return journey from Falkland Islands) and HMS BOXER (Middle East and Far East deployment) as well as shore jobs at HMS DRAKE and RMB STONEHOUSE. was selected for promotion and was assigned as the PMO of HMS ARK ROYAL, The FLEET Flagship. After a very busy year back at sea Marshall completed the Advanced Command and Staff Course which included achieving a MA in Defence Studies. In 2009 she established a new post in Navy Command Headquarters; SO1 Primary Care (AFLOAT) and was responsible for healthcare governance in afloat units and medical support to all medical departments at sea. Marshall was next assigned to the Medical and Logistics Personnel Team as the Officer Career Manager (Medical). She was responsible for over 300 medical officers and the role included presiding over Admiralty Interview Boards for potential medical officers. On selection for promotion to Surgeon Captain in 2013, she moved to the newly formed Defence Primary Healthcare as Regional Clinical Director (South). This role involved overseeing 20 medical facilities and their delivery of health care. Next, Marshall attended the Royal College of Defence Studies in London and enjoyed a fascinating year studying strategy, international relations, global politics and economics. Marshall took over as Medical Officer in Charge of the Institute of Naval Medicine in September 2016.



11.30 am The Cutty Sark Pub just five minutes east of the Naval College,

4-6 Ballast Quay
SE10 9PD



£12 for the lecture or £10 for London Historians and past attendees plus the cost of the light lunch / bar snacks afterwards

Numbers are strictly limited so please book early.