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.


Royal Bolton Hospital help raise awareness of stroke

  • November 1st, 2016

The stroke team in Bolton helped staff, patients and the public better understand stroke and the care pathway in Greater Manchester at an event on 27th October to help celebrate World Stroke Day.


Static bike race helps promote World Stroke Day at Salford Royal Hospital

  • October 31st, 2016

Salford Royal held a static bike race and cake sale to help raise awareness of World Stroke Day on 29th October and to raise funds for the stroke unit.

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Stroke patients in England face permanent disability following postcode lottery in treatment

  • October 31st, 2016

The Stroke Association are highlighting inequalities in care to promote World Stroke Day on 29th October. Fortunately in Greater Manchester, care at all three Hyper Acute Stroke Units gets a top rating unlike elsewhere in the country! (more…)

Face the facts: Stroke is treatable

  • October 20th, 2016

Stroke is the fourth largest killer in the UK, and one of the largest causes of disability – but it is also treatable.

World Stroke Day on 29th October is highlighting the fact that lives can improve with better awareness, access and action with the theme ‘Face the facts: Stroke is treatable’. (more…)