BASIC reopening of services including digital clinic for Salford residents

  • March 3rd, 2021

BASIC is a charity that supports people with brain and spinal injuries and is based in Salford, near to the hospital. The organisation has been closed for clients to attend the gym, virtual reality, cafe but has remained open for psychological support namely CBT, EMDR and well-being. On the physical side, the physiotherapists have been offering online classes: upper limb for stroke; ‘Fame’ class and Capoiera. They are also offering support to help digitally enable Salford residents via a special clinic. (more…)

Network’s Christmas message 2020

  • December 22nd, 2020

Watch our Christmas message featuring the team and others from across the network plus a special guest star!

Speakeasy at Home – Supporting people with aphasia during the pandemic – a collaborative approach – Live Event

  • November 4th, 2020

The event was held on the 3rd November via MS Teams and the slides are available if you click here

The videos are not available in the slides but you can find the full training video on our You Tube channel or by clicking here

World Stroke Day – 29th October

  • October 29th, 2020

World Stroke Day is celebrated this year on the 29th October. In normal times, we use the day to highlight stroke across the region and hold events and activities to raise awareness. (more…)

GMSODN becomes GMISDN on 1st October

  • September 24th, 2020

On 1st October 2020, we will transition to become the Greater Manchester Integrated Stroke Delivery Network (GMISDN), working in shadow form before fully establishment on 1 April 2021. (more…)

Update on transition of the ODN to an ISDN

  • March 5th, 2020

On behalf of the Greater Manchester Stroke Operational Delivery Network and the Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

The NHS Long Term Plan identifies stroke as a clinical priority and sets out an ambitious agenda to transform stroke services in England to  improve patient outcomes and experience. To help support these improvements the plan requires each region to establish an Integrated Stroke Delivery Network (ISDN) to oversee transformation across the whole stroke pathway, from the pre-hospital phase to life after stroke, with prevention also a key focus. (more…)

Training programme report for 2019 now available

  • March 2nd, 2020

Professional development of staff who support the region’s stroke care pathway is a core function of the network. We have collated information from our 2019 training and education programme and you can read the full report here. (more…)