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Governance

To improve and optimise the health and wellbeing of the seriously injured. Helping them, their families, each other and our nation. Pioneering clinical excellence, health intelligence, innovation, education and research.

The STN governance is overseen by the Steering Group with a Core Group of management and clinical representatives from each of the regions and SAS. The Core Group has been created as the main point for discussions and action for the network to set recommendations and work up plans to send to the Steering Group for approval. The Core Group has a number of working groups sitting below it to work on their specific speciality.

The Steering Group meets three times a year and their terms of reference describes that the responsibilities of the group are to oversee, approve and ratify. The group is Chaired by Caroline Lamb CEO, NHS Education for Scotland.

Our Governance Structure Our 2018/19 Annual Report

News from the Network

Latest updates in trauma care from around Scotland

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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STN Event 2019 - Registration Now Open!!

We are delighted to announce that registration for the STN event on 26th and 27th June 2019, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, is now open! To view the draft programme and register for the event, please follow this link to the event site: https://book.shsc.scot/scottraumaconference We look forward to seeing you all there!

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