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Stroke care

Research findings: dealing with a stroke

Frontline article - Posted on 15/06/2018

Repetitive task training may help after a stroke but the jury is out on how long it should be done for. ...

National award recognises NHS stroke care partnership

News item - Posted on 05/10/2017

5 October 2017 Partnership working between commissioners and providers to improve NHS stroke care in Suffolk has been recognised with ...

All physios involved in stroke care should participate in national audit, urges CSP

News item - Posted on 08/01/2015

10 January 2015 The CSP wants physiotherapy teams in stroke care to collect data on their services as the first annual audit of stroke ...

Audit shows 99% of patients get physiotherapy within 24 hours of having a stroke

News item - Posted on 13/11/2014

13 November 2014 Physiotherapists in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are assessing 99 per cent of patients who have had a stroke ...

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland launches specialist competencies for stroke care physios

News item - Posted on 18/07/2013

18 July 2013 A new competencies framework for physiotherapists specialising in stroke care is being rolled out in Scotland. ...

Stroke survivors' emotional needs are neglected, charity claims

News item - Posted on 01/05/2013

1 May 2013 Greater attention must be placed on the emotional impact of having a stroke, especially once patients leave hospital, ...

New clot buster for preventing stroke

Frontline article - Posted on 19/03/2013

New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends the anticoagulant apixaban (Eliquis) for prevention of stroke in some people with the heart condition atrial ...

Capital idea

Frontline article - Posted on 05/11/2012

Two years ago, stroke services in London were radically overhauled. Sally Priestley talks to physios about their role in making the strategy a big success ...

Rehabilitation services are key in new stroke guideline

News item - Posted on 26/09/2012

26 September 2012 Rehabilitation for stroke patients must be commissioned along the entire care pathway, according to the latest ...

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