Act FAST to save lives

  • 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…)

Can You Rebuild My Brain?

  • January 31st, 2018

“Lotje Sodderland’s brain was damaged by a stroke when she was 34. She meets neuroscience pioneers who are developing cutting-edge treatments for conditions like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and autism.” (more…)

Stroke training programme reaping huge benefits

  • January 30th, 2018

The network has produced a short report summarising its training and education work in 2017 – read it here.


Network to host event on centralisation of hospital stroke care

  • 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…)

Network presents Greater Manchester’s story at UK Stroke Forum

  • 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…)

Network’s Annual Conference now open for registration

  • 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.

Network annual report now available

  • November 22nd, 2017

We are delighted to share our Annual Report which includes highlights of the last year: (more…)

Salford Royal celebrate World Stroke Day in style!

  • 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…)