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News from the Network

What's going on across Scotland in trauma care.

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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NoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 10 – Spring 2021 The North of Scotland Trauma Network have started to gain momentum over the last few months as staff, who were redeployed for COVID-19 purposes, return to their trauma posts and the numbers of COVID-19 patients begin to drop. This issue focuses on the launch of the networks e-rehabilitation plan, new […]

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SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 8 – April 2021 As South East of Scotland Trauma Network approaches it’s launch date along with the MTC opening, the newsletter focuses on Network and Recruitment updates, Training and Education as well as how the region performed in the Scottish Trauma Audit Group annual report. To download the newsletter, click HERE  

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Keep Cycling!

While there are fewer other activities to divert us and our children during this period, it’s great to see everyone getting out on their bikes. It’s such a great way to get out and about and good for our general health and wellbeing. Safety equipment, such as helmets, can be helpful to keep their heads […]

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Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee

Scottish Trauma Network presents at Scottish Parliament On Tuesday 26th January 2021, the Trauma Network Clinical Leads (both Regional and National) were invited to present at Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee. The MSPs asked a variety of questions about the Scottish Trauma Network including the challenges of providing a national network, the benefits and […]

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NoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 9 – Winter 2020 The edition provides an introduction of new staff, information on staff redeployed and feedback from a recent event. To download the newsletter, click HERE.  

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SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 7 This edition provides an update on recruitment in the network, training and education for staff as well as key learning for the regions Clinical Governance. Download the newsletter in full HERE.

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STN Annual Report 2019/20

Executive Summary from Martin McKechnie 2019-20 was another significant and progressive year for the Scottish Trauma Network. There is much to champion, and more to come in what is shaping up to be an exciting 2020-21. That this has been achieved latterly against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the many necessary twists and […]

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