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Week 1 at sea – Truly Testing Times

Our first week of trials has been productive if not without its set-backs. We eventually sailed with all our machinery working into what we knew would be rough weather. We just didn’t quite know how r…

HMS Richmond

HMS Richmond Blog by Lt RN Ben Manktelow

 “The seventh, and current, HMS Richmond (F239) is the 10th of 16 Type 23 Duke Class Frigates to join the Royal Navy. She was built at Swan Hunter Shipbuilders on the Tyne, laid down on 16 February 19…


Preventing Dehydration in our Residents

At The Royal Star & Garter Homes we are so pleased to see that HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was well enough to return home for his 91st birthday following 5 days in hospital and is well on the road t…

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Alex’s University Update

Hello!  Well a lot has happened in the last few weeks and I don't know where the time has gone! My lectures at the Defence School of Health Care Studies are going well and have included Physiology,…

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The Bupa 10K Experience

The Big Day – the Bupa London 10K had arrived!  With mounting anticipation, The Royal Star & Garter runners arrived at the meeting point in Green Park, with Jane our Events Marketing Co-ordinator …

Military nurse in training

University at last!

Hello everyone! I hope you are all well. I’m feeling very happy at the moment. I've finally made it to the Defence School of Health Care Studies at Birmingham City University and am really enjoying m…