Network to host event on centralisation of hospital stroke care

  • December 12th, 2017

The network will be hosting an event to support other regions in the UK who are considering re-design of their inpatient stroke services to a more centralised pathway, where all patients are taken directly to a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit, rather than their local hospital. Evidence shows this can reduce the chances of death and length of time spent in hospital afterwards. (more…)

Network presents Greater Manchester’s story at UK Stroke Forum

  • December 8th, 2017

Our Manager Sarah Rickard was delighted to be the final speaker in the plenary session of the recent UK Stroke Forum, the UKs largest stroke conference. She shared our experience of re-design as part of a wider session on centalisation inpatient stroke services. (more…)

Network’s Annual Conference now open for registration

  • December 5th, 2017

We have launched the programme and poster competition for our annual conference which will once again be held on 1st March at the AJ Bell Stadium in Eccles.

You can find out more here.

Network annual report now available

  • November 22nd, 2017

We are delighted to share our Annual Report which includes highlights of the last year: (more…)

Salford Royal celebrate World Stroke Day in style!

  • November 14th, 2017

On Friday 27th October, Salford Royal Hospital hosted a World Stroke Day event to help draw attention to the condition. There were a¬†wide range of charities, researchers and organisations with stalls along the main hospital corridor offering information about preventing and recovering from stroke and how research is developing in both of these areas. (more…)

NHS England use Greater Manchester to promote centralised stroke care

  • October 11th, 2017

NHS England came to our region to help them promote centralising hospital stroke care pathways so that patients go to specialist stroke units, rather than their local hospital. (more…)

Patient and carer group seeking new members

  • October 11th, 2017

Our patient and carer group is very active and performs an important role for the network in giving those affected by stroke a voice. It helps us decide what work to focus on to improve services, whilst also supporting specific areas such as leaflet/poster design and commenting on the development of TIA and community services in the region. (more…)

Life after stroke day a success

  • September 28th, 2017

On 26th September, we hosted our second event focusing on supporting recovery after a stroke which was attended by nearly 100 local professionals. (more…)