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MAJOR INCIDENT PLANNING

Understanding and planning for major incidents in Scotland

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.

Scottish Trauma Network

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1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

Major Incident Planning News

Latest updates related to the Major Incident Planning

SEoS Trauma Network Newsletter

Issue 5 This edition provides an update on the ongoing work across the network as we progress towards implementation in 2021. Download the full newsletter here.

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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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