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  • News

    Campaign for better stroke care

    2008-05-28T09:00:00Z

    Nine out of 10 stroke survivors in England are left unsupported and isolated, according to new figures from the Stroke Association, which today launched an awareness campaign.

  • News

    £64m research project boost

    2008-05-28T09:00:00Z

    Seven new partnerships between NHS organisations and universities will get a total of 64m to research ways of improving treatment and new ways of working.

  • News

    Yorkshire publishes vision for delivering Darzi reforms

    2008-05-15T09:00:00Z

    Higher life expectancy and fewer admissions to hospital for patients with long-term conditions, brought about in part by increased patient responsibility, are among the goals for NHS Yorkshire and the Humber.

  • News

    UK behind on stroke care - Health Foundation

    2008-05-08T10:10:00Z

    The UK lags behind other developed nations in stroke care and England is a long way from meeting its own targets, according to a report by the Health Foundation. The charity's report, to be published on Monday, includes data on performance, best practice and cost implications. It shows the UK ...

  • News

    Stroke prevention power

    2008-05-01T09:00:00Z

    I was pleased to see your story highlighting the importance of prevention in reducing the burden of stroke care in London, writes Chris Streather

  • HSJ Partners

    Flexible learning for the healthcare workforce

    2008-04-29T09:00:00Z

    Christina Pond looks at why healthcare employers need to develop a motivated, flexible and highly skilled workforce

  • News

    London must focus on prevention

    2008-04-24T09:00:00Z

    Service reform in the capital must go beyond Healthcare for London proposals and focus on prevention if fatal strokes are to be avoided, the London health observatory has warned.

  • News

    Mayor flags up his blueprint for the future of London's health

    2008-02-14T09:00:00Z

    Preventable inequalities in health are unacceptable in a leading world city and have huge economic and social consequences, according to London mayor Ken Livingstone.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Clinical research presentations: patient benefit - the value of networks

    2008-01-08T09:00:00Z

    The 2007 UK clinical research network annual meeting took place at the Kensington Conference Centre, London on 21 November.

  • News

    Stroke strategy calls for quicker MRIs

    2007-12-05T10:05:21Z

    The government today announced its 10-year strategy for stroke services. The 105m package includes plans to spend 12m on a public awareness campaign.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Stroke care - leading the way

    2007-11-13T09:00:00Z

    The Health Foundation has responded to the Department of Health's consultation on a national stroke strategy in England.

  • News

    Acute Healthcare Organisation of the Year

    2007-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Winner South Tees Hospitals Trust In the space of a little over two years South Tees Hospitals trust has pulled itself back from the brink to become a dynamic and innovative centre of clinical and leadership excellence. The exceptional work that took place to achieve such a turnaround has all ...

  • HSJ Knowledge

    A day in the life of a therapy assistant

    2007-10-31T09:00:00Z

    At Whittington Hospital trust in London, a Skills for Health demonstrator site has been set up to design a new therapy assistant role at assistant practitioner level.

  • Comment

    Michael White on the shadow health secretary

    2007-10-04T09:00:00Z

    Now that Gordon Brown has started to open up in public and chancellor Alistair Darling has put a couple of jokes into his conference speech, there is no stopping the confessional flood in politics. Even Andrew Lansley has been affected.

  • News

    Stroke service start

    2007-09-20T00:00:00Z

    A 24-hour stroke service in north London has been launched at University College London Hospitals foundation trust in a joint initiative with the Whittington Hospital trust.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    David Amos on the case for change

    2007-09-17T10:39:00Z

    'The experience of the Blitz was used as evidence that, on the whole, people wanted to stay put - sixty years later, and the NHS is at it again.'

  • News

    UK has worst stroke outcomes, study finds

    2007-08-24T00:00:00Z

    The UK has the worst outcomes for stroke services in western Europe, a study has found.

  • News

    Stroke consultation under way

    2007-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Health secretary Alan Johnson has launched a consultation on stroke services in order to develop a stroke strategy. It includes proposals on providing faster treatment for minor strokes, treating the earliest signs of strokes seriously and improving care and support when people leave hospital.

  • News

    Audit finds unacceptable waits for stroke scans

    2007-05-10T00:00:00Z

    Less than 10 per cent of stroke patients are receiving a brain scan within three hours of having a stroke, and only 42 per cent are having brain imaging to confirm diagnosis within 24 hours of symptoms, an audit has found. The 2006 National Sentinel Stroke Audit also found ...

  • Comment

    Michael White on politics

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    'Alan Johnson is keen on neglected causes like stroke so his startling brevity in the debate implies no disrespect'