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The Major Incidents with Mass Casualties Group is a partnership between Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates, NHS Boards, Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCP) and Local Authority Chief Social Work Officers under the auspices of the STN.
Its task is to produce a new national plan that sets out how health and social care services will come together to respond to the needs of adults and children during a major incident with mass casualties.
Have a look in the documents section below for bulletins from each of the meetings.
Latest updates related to the Major Incident Planning
13/01/2023 | Rehabilitation
The development of the Major Trauma Service in the West of Scotland came with significant resource to provide rehabilitation in order to achieve the Scottish Trauma Networks stated aim of: Saving Lives. Giving Life Back. The rehabilitation team within the Major Trauma ward in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital are delivering early, intensive, multidisciplinary rehabilitation […]Read more
19/12/2022 | Education
What is it? HECTOR began as the Heartlands Elderly Care Trauma and Ongoing Recovery course that was established to develop a training programme for clinicians and independent practitioners who are responsible for looking after older people who have injuries. These injuries that an individual sustains often play second fiddle to the complex comorbidities, frailty, […]Read more
11/08/2022 | Paediatrics
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 […]Read more