D02. Major Trauma and Burns


This Clinical Reference Group (CRG) brings together services for major trauma and burns. Both of these service areas have well-established networks in place.


Chair: Robert Bentley, Consultant Cranio-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, King’s College Hospital
Chris Moran, Clinical Member
Dr Robert Crouch, Clinical Member
Jacky Edwards, Clinical Member
Dr Rebecca Salter, Clinical Member
Mrs Sharon Scott, Clinical Member
Dr Krystyna Walton, Clinical Member
Miss Isabel Jones, Clinical Member
Professor Mark Wilson, Clinical Member
Hannah Farrell, Affiliate Member
Bob Handley, Affiliate Member
Philip Henman, Affiliate Member
Ken Dunn, Affiliate Member
Carolyn Young, Lead Commissioner
Robert Wilson, Public Health England lead
Shan Martin, Patient and Public Voice representative
Julie Orford, Patient and Public Voice representative


A key part of the CRG’s work is the delivery of the ‘products’ of commissioning. These are the tools used by the 10 Hub Commissioning Teams to contract services on an annual basis.

Service Specifications

Service specifications are important in clearly defining the standards of care expected from organisations funded by NHS England to provide specialised care. The specifications have been developed by specialised clinicians, commissioners, expert patients and public health representatives to describe both core and developmental service standards. Core standards are those that all funded providers should be able to demonstrate, with developmental standards being those which may require further changes in practice over time to provide excellence