Network stroke conference bigger and better than ever!

  • March 7th, 2019

The network held its 3rd annual conference on 6th March at the AJ Bell Stadium in Eccles, with over 160 people attending. This year, the day went ahead as planned without the intervention of the weather, as snow disrupted last year’s event! (more…)

Final report on research into re-organising hospital stroke care published

  • March 4th, 2019

The region has been part of an NIHR research study investigating the impacts of re-organising hospital stroke services in different parts of the country. A final report has now been published:

“Evaluation of reconfigurations of acute stroke services in different regions of England and lessons for implementation: a mixed-methods study”  (more…)

New research published showing benefits of re-organisation of inpatient services

  • January 24th, 2019

The region has been part of a research study:  ‘Innovations in major system reconfiguration in England: a study of the effectiveness, acceptability and processes of implementation of different models of stroke care’, funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme. (more…)

Improvements in our Intracerebral Haemorrhage stroke care is saving lives

  • December 18th, 2018

The Greater Manchester Connected Health City (GM CHC) research team at The University of Manchester have worked with the network and Salford Royal to develop an innovative care bundle and app to improve care for Intracerebral Haemorrhage Stroke patients, which has on average saved two lives every month at Salford Royal hospital. (more…)

Rehabilitation and data webinar

  • December 13th, 2018

Our Manager Sarah Rickard and Community Lead Tracy Walker shared their insights into how we have used data to help drive transformation of community neuro rehabilitation services.

You can view the whole webinar here or a summary here and our slides here.

New era for stroke webinars

  • November 7th, 2018

A new learning network to help support improvements in stroke has been launched, supported by the Stroke Association and NHS England. We are involved in the network’s development and it will be running a series of webinars for professionals.  (more…)

Effective therapy day helps share best practice

  • November 7th, 2018

On 1st November, the network hosted a masterclass bringing together over 30 therapists involved with neuro-rehabilitation from across the region to share insights and best practice. (more…)

Specialist Physiotherapist Neuro Outreach Band 6

  • October 31st, 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic and forward thinking Physiotherapist with excellent clinical skills to join our Integrated Community Stroke and Neuro Rehabilitation team. (more…)