SEVERELY injured Ukrainian soldiers – including amputees – could be offered special military rehabilitation care in the UK.
Ministers and defense chiefs are discussing plans to transport the wounded to the state-of-the-art Defense and National Rehabilitation Center once evacuation is possible.
Troops requiring prosthetics and rehab, including relearning to walk, would be treated at the DNRC in Stanford Hall, Notts.
Officially opened by Prince William in June 2018, the £300million center is the main base for treating British amputees after Headley Court in Surrey closed.
Paramedics helped L/Bmdr Ben Parkinson, the most seriously injured soldier to survive in Afghanistanand triple amputee Marine Mark Ormrod.
Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is said to be “extremely supportive” but “cautious” about putting the idea into practice.
A source said: “We’re talking about helping those who need long-term treatment and rehab and having prosthetic limbs.”
The Defense Ministry said there were no plans to make an announcement about the treatment of Ukrainian troops in the DNRC.
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