Becoming a reservist

Being a reservist is a great way to progress in your career in health and obtain new skills.

By 2018, the Government is looking to increase the number of reservists across the army, navy and air force by 50% to 30,000. 

Hear from Dominic Gething about how being a reservist has supported his career.

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More than 5,000 of these reservists will come from medical services, including nurses, doctors and physiotherapists.

The boxes below also provide information about the new skills you'd learn and what you could gain by becoming a reservist. 

And we point you to the three armed forces' websites where you can find out more about becoming a reservist. To find out how NHS organisations support reservists, visit the NHS Employers website.

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