May 19th, 2017
NHS England has launched a 90 day public consultation on a number of proposed new products for specialised services. (more…)
April 12th, 2017
We have just received the latest SSNAP (national stroke audit) results by CCG. This shows that all residents in Greater Manchester are now receiving ‘A’ rated care in our 9 stroke units. (more…)
April 5th, 2017
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Dissemination Centre has published a review of important stroke research over the past decade. The report highlights the considerable advances in care across the whole pathway, and shows where the gaps are for future studies.
You can download the report here.
March 24th, 2017
A film about songwriter Edwyn Collins is to be given a special screening at The Theatre Royal, Ramsbottom on Friday 31st March, door open 6.45pm, film starts 7.30pm
Tickets are £5.00 and available here and in aid of aphasia charity Speakeasy
Edwyn Collins is a singer songwriter known for singing with the 80s group Orange Juice and in more recent years the song ‘never known a girl like you’.
Edwyn had two strokes which left him with little language, and a dense weakness. This film is about his recovery, his life and is a story of love and survival.
The film won nominations for best music film from BFI and the NME as well as several 5 star reviews when it was released. Find out more here.
March 8th, 2017
The network recently audited all hospital and community teams who treat stroke patients to see how well they complied with the recently updated Royal College of Physicians National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (2016). (more…)