ADVANCE is the Armed Services Trauma Rehabilitation Outcome Study. It is investigating the long-term physical and psycho-social outcomes of battlefield casualties from the UK Armed Forces following deployment to Afghanistan between 2002 and 2014.
Listen to the ADVANCE team talking about the study in the clip below. You can read the full text here.
ADVANCE is both ambitious and unique; there is no other study of its kind underway or planned anywhere else in the world. Our aim is to use the knowledge gained from ADVANCE to help, support and plan the best care possible for present and future generations of our injured servicemen and women.