D02. Major Trauma and Burns

Scope

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

Membership

Chair: Professor Chris Moran, Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Nottingham University Hospital.
Jacky Edwards
Dr Rebecca Salter
Dr Krystyna Walton
Mr Mark Wilson
Prof Robert Crouch
Ms Sharon Scott

Products

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