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Becoming the face of Community Rehabilitation

An insight into the journey of service transformation Karen Poole – the network’s Director of Rehabilitation describes her experiences and what she has learned about service transformation in the article for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy – www.csp.org.uk/news/2021-07-08-becoming-face-community-rehabilitation

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Repatriation Policy goes live

The updated Sussex Trauma Netowrk Repatriation Policy – version 4 – has gone live from 4th May 2021. The Policy can be view and downloaded from the Guidelines, Policies and Pathways page. All particating hospitals now have a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for repatriation. Contact details are in the policy document.

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COVID-19 Pathways

Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the normal Patient Pathways of the Trauma Network have been suspended and replaced by specific pathways for the pandemic as follows.  This is in line with a national directive that seeks to ensure that Major Trauma Centres remain able to accept major trauma patients, even though they may also have large numbers of COVID-19 patients.  …

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