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
  • Martin Davies, Patient and Public Voice representative
  • Omar Campbell, 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