Ambulance app wins award

  • September 24th, 2018

We have been part of a Connecting Health Cities project developing a mobile phone app to help ambulance crews understand and follow our pathway for stroke. Our Co-ordinator Chris Ashton has led this work with colleagues.

The collaboration won an Award at the ISDNetwork North West enabling healthcare 24/7 conference in Blackpool last week.

Well done to everyone else involved from D2 Digital, Salford Royal and North West Ambulance Service!

NHS England launch new learning network

  • September 11th, 2018

Stroke treatment and care:  Invitation to a new learning network

Supporting the development and delivery of the National Stroke Programme, the Stroke Association and NHS England are together launching a new learning network specifically for areas wishing to work together developing their system’s approach to stroke care. (more…)

Specialist Physiotherapist – Vacancy – Tameside and Glossop Community Neuro Rehab Team.

  • July 3rd, 2018

There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G IC) will provide the foundation for one of the first ICOs in England, bringing together a wide range of health and social care services for the benefit of local people. The ICO will manage a person’s entire care in the future, by linking up hospital services with community care and mental health services as well as working closely with GPs. Interview date: 31/07/2018 (more…)

Helping job centre staff better understand neurological conditions

  • June 19th, 2018

We are working closely with the Greater Manchester Neuro-Rehabilitation Operationally Delivery Network to continue to improve support for people returning to work. (more…)

New research may offer drug treatment for wake up strokes

  • May 16th, 2018

New research suggests that people who wake up with a stroke could now benefit from thrombolysis treatment as the drug is currently only given if the time of onset for a stroke is definitely known to be under 4.5 hours. (more…)

Greater Manchester shares its experience of re-designing stroke care

  • May 8th, 2018

On 30th April, over 60 people from across the UK came to Salford Royal to hear about how Greater Manchester has re-organised its stroke services so that they now deliver some of the best care in the country. (more…)

Research shows patients support centralised stroke pathways

  • May 8th, 2018

Greater Manchester has been involved a programme of research investigating the impacts of re-organising inpatient stroke care in London and Manchester versus the rest of England where there was no change. (more…)

Productive therapy teams

  • May 2nd, 2018

The network hosted an event on 26th April at Tameside General Hospital to help our inpatient and hospital therapy teams become more efficient and effective. (more…)