May 29th, 2019
We have just published our annual report for 2018/19 which showcases the achievements in stroke care in the region in the past year. These include: (more…)
May 8th, 2019
The New Statesman has published an article outlining the aspirations for stroke in the NHS England Long Term Plan. It covers how the surgical procedure thrombectomy will be expanded in England, and how new networks will help implement the changes needed to save 1,000 lives a year. We already have an organisation that does this of course!
You can view the article here
April 24th, 2019
On Friday 26th April, the Stroke Association are launching their first ever TV-led marketing campaign, Rebuilding Lives. This essential investment is a key part of their new strategy. It’ll help to raise the profile of stroke and its impact, and awareness of the charity, so they can reach more people who need help, and receive the support needed to do this. (more…)
March 12th, 2019
A new University study, published in PLOS One, highlights the high incidence and prevalence of visual problems in acute stroke survivors.
March 7th, 2019
The network held its 3rd annual conference on 6th March at the AJ Bell Stadium in Eccles, with over 160 people attending. This year, the day went ahead as planned without the intervention of the weather, as snow disrupted last year’s event! (more…)
March 4th, 2019
The region has been part of an NIHR research study investigating the impacts of re-organising hospital stroke services in different parts of the country. A final report has now been published:
“Evaluation of reconfigurations of acute stroke services in different regions of England and lessons for implementation: a mixed-methods study” (more…)
January 24th, 2019
The region has been part of a research study: ‘Innovations in major system reconfiguration in England: a study of the effectiveness, acceptability and processes of implementation of different models of stroke care’, funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme. (more…)