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About the Network

Learn more about our mission, governance and the purpose of the network.

Data & Audit

Take a look at Scottish Trauma Audit Group reports and how the STN is performing across the country.

Network Regions and Scottish Ambulance Service

Key contacts and regional specific details as well as local news for trauma care in your area.

National Implementation Plan

This report sets out the progress of the network to early 2018, and plans to progress the implementation of trauma services across the network over the next five years.

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News from the network

Latest updates in trauma care from around Scotland

SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 5 This edition provides an update on the ongoing work across the network as we progress towards implementation in 2021. Download the full newsletter here.

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Scottish Trauma Network Conference – A growing Network, a platform for change

The second annual Scottish Trauma Network (STN) conference took place in Edinburgh on 26 and 27 June 2019. The event showcased and celebrated innovation and collaboration in the development of Scotland’s new trauma system – designed to deliver the highest quality of integrated, multi-speciality care for severely injured patients. A demonstration of Scotland’s new trauma […]

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The Role of an Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

Joel Symonds, Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, tells us about this exciting project. In November 2018, I was privileged to be accepted as a trainee Advanced Critical Care Practitioner with the Scottish Ambulance Service and Scottish Trauma Network.  I’ve worked for the Scottish Ambulance Service since joining as a “Direct Entrant” in 2006, originally at Edinburgh […]

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More News from the Network

Lorraine Kelly, OBE

“The NHS in Scotland provides a fantastic service to thousands of patients who are seriously injured each year and the addition of these new trauma centres shows the commitment to enhancing and improving that service.

The dedicated Major Trauma Centres will build upon the existing trauma services across Scotland and these together with the Scottish Ambulance Service and surrounding units will help to deliver a world-class standard of care for people throughout the country. This will help to ensure that patients receive the best possible care, right from before they reach hospital through to their rehabilitation, helping them to recover more quickly and support them in returning to full health.”