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…)

Improving stroke care and outcomes – learning from system partnerships

  • February 27th, 2020

The network recently attended an event in London hosted by the Stroke Association to share national and local best practice. The day explored how system partnership and collaborations could help
improve care and outcome for stroke survivors. (more…)

Four GM stroke units in top 20 in England

  • January 16th, 2020

The latest stroke national audit data is out (SSNAP) and we are delighted that our three Hyper Acute Stroke Units are all now in the top 10 of directly admitting teams (i.e. HASU type stroke units) in England. (more…)

Network launches poster competition for annual conference

  • December 18th, 2019

We have launched our poster competition for this year’s annual conference which will be held on the 4th March. You can find out more about entering an abstract here. (more…)

Tameside & Glossop CCG win award for stroke prevention initiative

  • November 4th, 2019

Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recently won an award at the Anticoagulation Achievement Awards that recognises outstanding practice in the delivery of anticoagulation services across the UK. The event was sponsored by Lyn Brown MP and and hosted by leading charities, professional bodies and training leads. (more…)