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Towards a Single National Specialist Transport Service for Scotland - ScotSTAR: Strategic vision

DescriptionThis paper reflects the work of the Specialist Transport Services Strategic Review Project Board, and provides an overview of the vision and strategic plan for a national specialist transport service for Scotland - ScotSTAR (Scottish Specialist Transport and Retrieval).
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 18, 2011

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National Planning Forum - Specialist Transport Services Strategic Review
Outline Recommendations, September 2011

ISBN 978 1 78045 514 3 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 12283

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Contents

Introduction

Background

Current specialist transport services
Scottish Neonatal Transport Service ( SNTS)
Transport of Critically Ill and Injured Children Service
Emergency Medical Retrieval Service ( EMRS)
Wider issues

International and UK Comparisons

Opportunities for development

Strategic Plan Overview
Proposed Model
Clinical coordination
Workforce
Operations
Clinical Governance
Finance
Governance

Next Steps

Annex A - Membership of the Specialist Transport Services Strategic Review Project Board