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News from the Network

What's going on across Scotland in trauma care.

RACH Paediatric Trauma Pathway

Paediatric trauma pathways in the NoSTN have been rolled out and developed since August 2019 across Grampian and Highland. Over this time, service improvement projects have been carried out to improve delivery of care to these patients. Of significance are the number of patients to benefit from the trauma pathway within RACH who do not […]

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NMAHP Development Framework

  The Scottish Trauma Network (STN) are pleased to announce the publication of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHP) NMAHP Development Framework for Major Trauma. This is hosted within the Education and Training section of the STN website; https://www.scottishtraumanetwork.com/our-work/education-learning/ The NMAHP Development Framework for Major Trauma will be used by NMAHP practitioners caring for major trauma patients […]

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2021-22 Annual Report

Introduction by National Clinical Lead Annual report time arrives once again, and in this new style of presentation my superlatives for the work of all who support the continued work, development and improvements of the Scottish Trauma Network will be brief. This is just as well, as the resources of my thesaurus begin to abate. […]

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EMRS North

In April 2022 the ScotSTAR Emergency Medical Retrieval Service (EMRS) North team marked 3 years of operations. EMRS North is part of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) and is funded through the Scottish Trauma Network (STN). Operating from the Aberdeen Airport ScotSTAR North base the duty team comprises of a retrieval consultant and a retrieval […]

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International Orthopaedic and Trauma Conference – Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th May 2022

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow  are delighted to let you know that tickets are now available to purchase for our upcoming International Orthopaedic and Trauma Conference which will be delivered in hybrid format on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th May 2022. The conference has been approved for 12 CPD points. This […]

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NoS Trauma Network Newsletter – Spring 2022

  The NoS have released their Spring 2022. This issue updates on staffing changes, educational course and an update on the latest Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). An introduction from Anne-Marie, NoS Network Manager: Welcome to our new-look newsletter, we hope you like the new format. There is snow on the ground as I write this […]

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NoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 12 – Winter Edition The North of Scotland (NoS) have released Issue 12 of their newsletter. The NoS newsletter features an update from network partners and network staff, upcoming educational dates, NoS network statistics over the past three years and an article on Paediatric Trauma Training that took place in Orkney. Please click HERE […]

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NoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 11 – Summer 2021 The North of Scotland have released Issue 11 of their newsletter. The newsletter features updates from the STN, MTC and the trauma documentary. There is a focus on Psychology services within the network and information on upcoming education sessions. To download the newsletter, please click HERE

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STAG Annual Report

The eighth report by the Scottish Trauma Audit Group (STAG) since 2011 can be found on the Public Health Scotland website. Compliance with a subset of the Scottish Trauma Network Key Performance Indicators, case-mix adjusted mortality and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) are within part one of the report. Part two and three provide a […]

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2020-21 Annual Report

Introduction from National Clinical Lead 2020 – 21 has been variously difficult, challenging, interesting and rewarding across the many spheres of activity, development and progress for the Scottish Trauma Network (STN). This Annual Report sits alongside and complements the imminent publication of the Scottish Trauma Audit Group’s (STAG) Annual Report for the same period. They […]

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Rehabilitation Learning Event

Rehabilitation Learning Event – Wednesday 16th June 2021 The Rehabilitation Learning Event will feature presentations from the regional network on patient stories showcasing movement across the network and the benefits of the rehabilitation plan. Themes of the event include: Movement across regions/networks Establishing services through a pandemic Innovative MDT working Involving community, 3rd sector or […]

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Button Batteries and Magnets

  This week is Child Safety Week hosted annually by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to raise awareness of preventable serious injury and death. In our Paediatric working groups digestion of Button Batteries and Magnets are frequent topics with some parents unaware of the potential dangers. In the United Kingdom, clinicians have seen an […]

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