Devon learn from our re-design of services

  • September 22nd, 2017

On 21st September, the network facilitated a visit by clinicians and managers from Devon to assist their planned centralisation of acute stroke care. (more…)

Public Health England launch initiative to reduce stroke deaths

  • September 13th, 2017

New PHE analysis suggests that there is now an opportunity to prevent more than 9,000 heart attacks and at least 14,000 strokes over the next 3 years with better detection and management of:

Read more here

Ambulance staff get trained in stroke

  • September 6th, 2017

On the 3rd August, a stroke training event for ambulance clinicians was held at Salford Royal Hospital. The day was facilitated by Chris Ashton, a Paramedic and our Coordinator working closely with the with the College of Paramedics. (more…)

BASIC extends its virtual reality suite

  • August 22nd, 2017

How new technology can improve outcomes
The brain injury charity BASIC have introduced an additional piece of innovative technology to their Virtual Reality Suite, provided on loan by Summit Medical. (more…)

Stroke Association launch postgraduate opportunities

  • July 13th, 2017

The Stroke Association has launched their call for this year’s Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards. Find out more here. Support to develop applications may be available from The University of Manchester (contact sarah.rickard@srft.nhs.uk). (more…)

Collaborative goal setting best practice shared

  • July 11th, 2017

Bury Stroke Community Team Nurse Jo Stevens has been featured talking about their work in collaboratively managing goals in a very patient centred way.

You can view the short film here

Greater Manchester hospital stroke care keeps getting better

  • June 20th, 2017

Strokes are the fourth biggest killer in the UK, and one of the main causes of disability. Time is brain, as 1.9 million neurons die every minute a stroke is untreated – over 6,000 people a year have a stroke in our region. (more…)

Stepping Hill stroke team host successful study day

  • May 24th, 2017

The stroke team at Stepping Hill Hospital put on a fantastic study day on 23rd May, attended by over 80 people from across the region. (more…)