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UK service personnel medical discharges: financial year 2019/20

This official statistic provides time trends for the last five years of medical discharges among UK regular service personnel with a focus on the most recent year of information, including demographic factors and the medical causes leading to the discharge.…

UK service personnel amputations: financial year 2019/2020

This annual report provides statistical information on the number of UK service personnel who suffered an amputation for the five-year period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2020. An amputation is the traumatic (accidental) or surgical removal of part of…

Body Image Concerns and Psychological Wellbeing among Injured Combat Veterans with Scars and Limb Loss: A Review of the Literature

A narrative literature review aimed to determine the nature and prevalence of body image and psychosocial concerns and associated support needs among veterans with combat-related appearance-altering injuries. A systematic approach to a narrative review included searching published and gray literature…

Waterloo Uncovered Impact Report 2019

Waterloo Uncovered (WU*) combines world-class archaeology on the battlefield of Waterloo with a programme of care, recovery and transition into civilian life for veterans and serving military personnel (VSMP) suffering from some of the physical and mental impacts of their…

Disordered eating and military populations: Understanding the role of adverse childhood experiences

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and disordered eating are both common in military populations, yet research on their connection is limited. This systematic review aimed to analyze themes and gaps in the literature and offer recommendations for future research. Four databases…

Identifying contextual factors that impact community reintegration in injured female Veterans

Women are an ever-growing and integral part of the U.S. military. However, the research on community reintegration (CR) for injured female Veterans is limited. The purpose of this study was to identify the contextual factors influencing CR for injured female…

Clinical Activity at the UK Military Level 2 Hospital Near Bentiu, South Sudan During Op TRENTON From June 2017 to October 2018

The clinical activity data collected during Op TRENTON proved useful during subsequent Op TRENTON roulements. We updated and continued this data collection using the same methods in order to obtain a complete data set for the whole of the Op…

Aeromedical Evacuation: Experiences From the UK Military Level 2 Hospital in Bentiu, South Sudan, During Op TRENTON

Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) is a vital role of the Defence Medical Services (DMS). With a far-reaching defence global footprint, an AE capability is crucial to enable movement of patients in the fastest, safest and least stressful way that meets or…