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). In 2020, new Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks will be established across England as part of the Long Term Plan that will perform a similar function to the ODN.

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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…)