Local stroke teams conquer 3 peak challenge

  • October 10th, 2018

Staff from Manchester Royal Infirmary and Fairfield General Hospital stroke teams successfully completed the 3 peak challenge on the 22nd September to raise funds. (more…)

Salford Royal Clinical Director sky dives to raise funds

  • September 27th, 2018

On 29th September, Dr Ilse Burger, Clinical Director for stroke at Salford Royal Hospital jumped out of an airplane in a tandem sky dive to raise funds to improve the facilities in the stroke unit for patients and their families. (more…)

3rd annual Life After Stroke Conference a success!

  • September 26th, 2018

The network held its third annual Life After Stroke event on 25th September to help promote recovery and rehabilitation, especially in the longer term following discharge from hospital. (more…)

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…)