BASIC extends its virtual reality suite

  • August 22nd, 2017

How new technology can improve outcomes
The brain injury charity BASIC have introduced an additional piece of innovative technology to their Virtual Reality Suite, provided on loan by Summit Medical. (more…)

Stroke Association launch postgraduate opportunities

  • July 13th, 2017

The Stroke Association has launched their call for this year’s Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards. Find out more here. Support to develop applications may be available from The University of Manchester (contact sarah.rickard@srft.nhs.uk). (more…)

Collaborative goal setting best practice shared

  • July 11th, 2017

Bury Stroke Community Team Nurse Jo Stevens has been featured talking about their work in collaboratively managing goals in a very patient centred way.

You can view the short film here

Greater Manchester hospital stroke care keeps getting better

  • June 20th, 2017

Strokes are the fourth biggest killer in the UK, and one of the main causes of disability. Time is brain, as 1.9 million neurons die every minute a stroke is untreated – over 6,000 people a year have a stroke in our region. (more…)

Stepping Hill stroke team host successful study day

  • May 24th, 2017

The stroke team at Stepping Hill Hospital put on a fantastic study day on 23rd May, attended by over 80 people from across the region. (more…)

Public consultation on thrombectomy

  • May 19th, 2017

NHS England has launched a 90 day public consultation on a number of proposed new products for specialised services. (more…)

EU report predicts 34% rise in strokes by 2035

  • May 17th, 2017

The European Union has just published a report called Burden of Stroke by the Stroke Alliance of Europe that predicts a sharp rise in the number of strokes due our ageing population.  (more…)

Celebrating International Nurses Day in stroke

  • May 12th, 2017

Jo Stevens, senior stroke nurse and team leader at Bury Community team has been interviewed as part of International Nurses Day.

You can read her thoughts here.