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Regional Trauma Network consultation deadline extended

2019-09-05
Photograph of Regional Trauma Network partners taken at the launch of the consultation on New Service Delivery Model for Psychological Trauma Services in NI and Equality Impact Assessment.
Pictured at the launch of the Regional Trauma Network Consultation are: Back row (l-r) Dr Ciaran Mulholland, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of the Regional Trauma Network; Geraldine Hamilton, Regional Trauma Network Manager, Health and Social Care Board; Robin Kelly, representing those with lived experience of Trauma. Seated (l-r) Dr Kevin Dyer, Consultant Psychologist and Psychology Lead of the Regional Trauma Network; Andrew Sloane, Chief Executive of Commission for Victims and Survivors.

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) consultation on enhanced trauma services for Northern Ireland (NI) has been extended to Tuesday, September 24th.

Marie Roulston, Director of Social Care and Children at the HSCB said; “Following the holiday period, the HSCB has received a number of requests to extend the public consultation period. The HSCB wants as many people as possible to take part in this important consultation.”

An estimated 61% of adults living in Northern Ireland have experienced a traumatic event at some point in their lifetime and around 39% have experienced a Conflict/Troubles-related traumatic event.

The consultation document is entitled: ‘Regional Trauma Network: Service Delivery Model and Equality Impact Assessment’ can be viewed at www.hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations.

You can respond to the consultation in a number of ways:

Fill in the form inside the consultation document, detach it, and post it back to us.

Fill in the online form available on: http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations

Download a MSWord or PDF version of the questionnaire from hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations/ complete it and email or post it back to us.

Contact us and we will send you out a hard copy of the questionnaire.

Email or write to us with your comments.

Responses or requests for further information or alternative formats should be emailed to regionaltraumanetwork@hscni.net or in writing to Geraldine Hamilton, Regional Trauma Network Manager, Health and Social Care Board, 12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BS or telephone  0300 555 0115.

However you choose to give us your views, we want to hear from you on or before 1.00pm on Tuesday 24th September 2019.

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