Reduce the number of stroke units says Stroke Association

  • February 8th, 2017

The Stroke Association has been in the national press calling for a reduction in the number of strokes units nationally. The charity is echoing the view of the National Clinical Director for stroke Prof Tony Rudd, who feels that fewer units will yield better care. (more…)

FAST relaunched to promote early recognition of stroke

  • February 2nd, 2017

Public Health England have launched a new campaign called Act FAST to promote the use of the FAST test to help diagnose the symptoms of stroke, as treatment at hospital as quickly as possible can help save lives and increases the chances of recovery.

DJ Mark Goodyer has shared his story with BBC news following his recent stroke in November last year. Read his story here.


NICE to update stroke & TIA guideline (CG68)

  • January 31st, 2017

NICE has reviewed their guideline Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management CG68. (more…)

SSNAP publish annual results of stroke care

  • December 2nd, 2016

The Third SSNAP Annual Report (2015/16) – “Mind the Gap!”

SSNAP’s third annual report titled “Mind the Gap!” has used information collected over the past three years to provide a detailed, accurate picture of stroke care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. (more…)

Greater Manchester hospital stroke care now the best in the country!

  • November 25th, 2016

Following changes to our hospital stroke services in March 2015 to ensure more patients  went to a specialist stroke centre, the region has seen a big improvement in the quality of stroke care it provides to patients in its 9 stroke units. (more…)

ODN Annual Conference date announced

  • November 11th, 2016

We will be holding our first annual conference for professionals at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford on 1st March 2017.

Our keynote speaker is confirmed at Juliet Bouverie, CEO of the Stroke Association. (more…)

Fairfield General Hospital’s stroke conference

  • November 8th, 2016

The stroke team at Bury hosted a highly successful conference on 28th October at Fairfield General Hospital. (more…)

Salford help showcase research in stroke

  • November 1st, 2016

Salford Royal Hospital helped showcase research and improvements in stroke care at an event to help mark World Stroke Day last week.