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.

You can find out more here



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…)

Macclesfield stroke service moves to Stepping Hill Hospital

  • October 11th, 2016

From 1st October 2016, the District Stroke Centre (DSC) inpatient stroke service and associated TIA and outpatient stroke services transferred from East Cheshire Trust (i.e. Macclesfield District General Hospital) to Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. (more…)

Greater Manchester CLAHRC internships available

  • October 3rd, 2016

Our local Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester (CLAHRC) are offering 6 short term internships to nurses or AHPs who want to develop their research skills. You can find out more here – the deadline for applications is the 12th October 2016.

New national guidelines for stroke published

  • October 3rd, 2016

The revised 2016 guidelines have been released today by the Royal College of Physicians, with an emphasis on patients being scanned within an hour of arrival at hospital; an area of high performance in the Greater Manchester acute stroke pathway.

Life after stroke event a success

  • September 16th, 2016

The network held an event on 15th September to help clinical teams in hospitals and the community better understand the services and support available to aid life after stroke. (more…)