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…)

Research opportunities for nurses, midwives and AHPs

  • April 4th, 2018

Research placements for nurses, midwives and AHPs – apply by 8 May

The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, in collaboration with the NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and supported by Corridor Manchester and Health Innovation Manchester is investing in the next generation of NHS researchers and want you to be part of it! (more…)

Local research in dementia in stroke

  • April 4th, 2018

Verity Longley from The University of Manchester has published research following interviews with clinicians from our region’s hospital and community stroke teams entitled: “What influences decisions about ongoing stroke rehabilitation for patients with pre-existing dementia or cognitive impairment: a qualitative study?” (more…)

UK Stroke Assembly coming to Manchester

  • March 23rd, 2018

I would like to call upon your support to help us promote the UK Stroke Assembly to people affected by stroke.  Please find attached and below more details about the event coming to Manchester for the first time, if you can help share this with people you work with, stroke survivors and families it would be hugely appreciated. (more…)

ODN Annual Conference braves the weather

  • March 6th, 2018

The network’s second annual conference went ahead, despite the best efforts of the weather, which led to minor changes to the programme and a few less delegates able to attend. (more…)

New research demonstrates value of patient involvement in service design

  • February 9th, 2018

The region has been part of a long running research study looking at the impacts of re-organisation of hospital stroke services in Manchester and London versus the rest of the country. It was this research that prompted us to further re-design our care pathway in 2015 as the evidence showed we weren’t saving as many lives as the London model. (more…)