February 1st, 2018
Public Health England (PHE) has launched its annual Act FAST campaign to remind people of the main symptoms of stroke and the importance of dialing 999 immediately if they spot any of the tell-tale signs. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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…)