What does the Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 mean for stroke prevention, treatment and care?
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).
A panel of independent experts has decided that alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is safe and effective under current guidelines.
The Stroke Review Co-ordinator provides a ‘Post Stroke Review Service’ which aims to identify and address the long term needs of stroke survivors and their carers.
This will help to maximise their independence and quality of life and ensure they remain supported in the long term.
A clinical trial to examine if it is effective to use everyday drugs to treat common stroke complications such as fever and infection.
My Stroke Guide’s trusted online support is all in one place, whenever you need it, to guide you through your stroke journey.
Easy-to-read information, advice and videos from the Stroke Association explain everything you need to know after a stroke. Our chat forum can connect you with our online community, to find out how others manage their recovery.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for patients.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for carers.
The Stroke Association's response to the latest National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (2016) produced by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
A Post-Stroke Review identifies the unmet needs of stroke survivors and their carers, which our coordinators then address. They also carry out checks to highlight unidentified high blood pressure or Atrial Fibrillation.