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The STN governance is overseen by the Steering Group with a Core Group of management and clinical representatives from each of the regions and SAS. The Core Group has been created as the main point for discussions and action for the network to set recommendations and work up plans to send to the Steering Group for approval. The Core Group has a number of working groups sitting below it to work on their specific speciality.
The Steering Group meets three times a year and their terms of reference describes that the responsibilities of the group are to oversee, approve and ratify. The group is Chaired by Mary Morgan, CEO of National Services Scotland.
Latest updates in trauma care from around Scotland
24/03/2023 | Paediatrics
A major trauma patient has thanked staff at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow for saving her life, with a unique brain surgery which involved part of her skull being removed and stored in her stomach. Chelsey Smith was 15 when she was left with life-threatening injuries, following a road traffic accident in […]Read more
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