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News from the Network

What's going on across Scotland in trauma care.

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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SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 4 This edition provides an update on the work that has progressed over the last year as the SEoS look towards entering year three of the network’s implementation. Download the full newsletter here.

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Trauma Case Managers – 6 months in

Lorraine Harris, Major Trauma Case Manager from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, provided some insight into being a Trauma Case Manager/Co-ordinator at the North of Scotland MTC. How do you feel the first six months in Scotland’s first Major Trauma Centre has gone? The first 6 months have gone in so quickly, as a team, I really […]

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North of Scotland Newsletter – issue 7, March 2019

The latest edition of the North of Scotland Newsletter is now available – check it out here. There are some great updates from new recruits, and the Major Trauma Case Managers after six months in post.

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NoS Trauma Network Event 2019 – SAVE THE DATE!

The NoS are hosting their annual event on Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen. The focus of this event will be the NoS network 12 months on, following the launch of the network and MTC opening in 2018. There will be a range of speakers that will discuss future plans and what […]

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STN Event 2019 - Call for Posters

We are now accepting poster abstracts for our event on 26th and 27th June 2019 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. There is lots of work going on around Scotland and we are keen for examples of best practice to be showcased at the event to share learning. We invite submissions from NHS Scotland and […]

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STAG Quality Improvement Workshop

Registration Now Open!! Online registration for the STAG Quality Improvement Workshop on 1st March 2019 is now open and can be accessed here. In order to cover some of the cost, there will be a fee of £80 for Consultants and £40 for other delegates. This workshop will be facilitated by Nancy Dixon who is […]

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STN Event - 26th and 27th June 2019

SAVE THE DATE!! The STN is holding its second conference at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 26th and 27th June 2019. We are collaborating with two other national clinical networks this year, (the Care of Burns in Scotland (COBIS) and the Scottish Acquired Brain Injury Network (SABIN)), as well as the Scottish Trauma Audit […]

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GESTS 2019

This two-day symposium brings together a range of nationally and internationally renowned expertise and focuses on key messages and practical tips in emergency surgery and trauma care.

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SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 3 There is a huge amount of work happening across the network.  This issue provides some background to the network, as well as a progress update on work towards enhancing the delivery of high quality, person-centred, safe and responsive care to the SEoS population. Download the full newsletter here.

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