field hospitals

At Western Shelter, field medicine is in our DNA. Over the years we have built thousands of shelter systems that serve as mobile clinics, disaster medical hospitals, and comprehensive military field hospitals.

Learn about our dedication to creating the highest quality UN Role I, II and III field hospitals below.

Field Hospital Medical support Tiers

Role I

  • Basic field support

  • Minor treatment

  • Transport from field to Lvl II

  • Staffed by 8-12 medical personnel, including 2 doctors

  • Support up to 600 field personnel

Role II

  • Additional medical support

  • Life and limb saving surgery under general anesthesia

  • Limited intensive care

  • 35-60 medical and support staff

  • Support up to 1,000 personnel (or more)

Role III

  • Advanced medical support, including preventative care and dental

  • Includes laboratory, radiology, and pharmaceutical services

  • 80-100 medical and support staff

  • Support population of 5,000+

Western Shelter Field Hospital Benefits


Building a field hospital isn’t just about components. Understanding hospital layout, patient flow, sterilization and infection control practices are all critical to ensuring that a field hospital performs as planned every time. Our team includes highly experienced medical responders, designers, and technicians. This means that our customers can expect a field hospital system that is flexible, efficient, safe, and simple to use. We understand that lives depend on it.

Service and Support

When you buy a Western Shelter field hospital, you’re buying more than just a product. Our sales and support team is the best in the business. We support our customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 365 days a year. We know that our customers have unique missions, and our staff is ready to support trainings, demonstrations, and real-world deployments whenever we’re needed, anywhere in the world.


Our field hospitals have been used by some of the world’s most demanding customers, including the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT), the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Department of Defense. As such, our products have been battle-tested in some of the planet’s toughest environments. Every lesson we have learned along the way has been used to continuously improve our field hospital systems.

Complete Customization Available

Western Shelter understands that field medicine is not a “one size fits all” proposition. Our experienced design team can work with our customers to tailor a solution that meets a wide range of needs and operating conditions. Options include vehicle based solutions, trailer-based systems, and tent/container hybrid systems. 

Hospital form factors


container based

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shelter Based


hybrid Solutions



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