An overview of improvements to stroke care in Greater Manchester

Improvements to stroke care in our region have been driven through managed networks; initially the Strategic Clinical Network and since 2015 via the Operational Delivery Network (ODN). You can read our FAQ here.

There is also an NHS England document on reconfiguration of services plus appendices.

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Improving community neuro rehabilitation services

Community rehabilitation is hugely variable in our region and provided via different models of care (i.e. Early Supported Discharge (ESD), Community Neuro Rehabilitation or Community Stroke teams). A few areas have no specialist services at all.  (more…)

Improving rehabilitation care

Rehabilitation is an important phase of recovery after a stroke, generally commencing in hospital and continuing when a patient is discharged home.

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