MTN Governance

MTN Governance- Meetings occur quarterly

Chair: John Matthews



  • MTODN Medical Lead (Chair and Clinical Governance Lead)
  • MTODN Quality Improvement Lead
  • MTCC Lead Clinicians
  • MTCC Major Trauma Coordinator(s)/Operational Services Manager
  • Children’s MTC Lead Clinician (AHCH)
  • Children’s MTC Major Trauma Coordinator (AHCH)
  • TU Trust Trauma Lead Clinicians
  • TU Major Trauma Coordinators
  • NWAS Senior Clinical Representative
  • Lead Clinician for Cheshire and Mersey Rehabilitation Network
  • Additional members may be co-opted

Aims of Group:


  • To agree overall priorities with clear action plans for service improvement & delivery.
  • To have a co-ordinating role across the Network and be a focus for sharing, promoting and developing best practice.
  • Promote consensus and provide a forum for multi-professional discussion of major trauma issues.


Key Priorities:


  • To develop and maintain a clinical governance process which enables and promotes transparency of reporting.
  • To provide a forum to review all trauma related governance incidents and SUI’s within the Cheshire and Mersey Major Trauma Network and make appropriate recommendations.
  • To review specifically identified network mortalities, unexpected survivors and major trauma pathway positive outcomes.

Events Calendar

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Quality Improvement

Quality measures aim to find the most appropriate and deliverable measures that can be used nationally to help organisations improve the quality of care in their services. 

Training & Education

This section contains details of existing training opportunities available to staff groups within the trauma pathway. 

Trauma Surgeons

Patients who have suffered a severe injury often need complex reconstruction surgery and care from many professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists...

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