Morning, Tuesday, 17th November 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
Delegates at this conference will examine:
- latest developments in policy and clinical practice for stroke prevention, care and treatment in England, and
- the next steps for Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks (ISDNs), training and local delivery.
Stakeholders and policymakers will discuss the implementation of the National Stroke Programme, which has been developed by NHS England and the Stroke Association.
We are pleased to be able to include keynote addresses at this conference from Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive Officer, Stroke Association.
A further confirmed speaker is Dr David Hargroves, Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT).
The National Stroke Programme and the NHS Long Term Plan
The NHS Long Term Plan identifies stroke as a national clinical priority, and The National Stroke Programme aims to support meeting its ambitions in this area.
Sessions will consider the next steps for achieving key goals, including:
- Centralising stroke care through ISDNs;
- Expanding mechanical thrombectomy to 10% of patients and, by 2025, having the best European performance for thrombolysis;
- Improving stroke rehabilitation for patients post-hospital to help reduce hospital admissions;
- Achieving national targets through local delivery - including local approaches to rehabilitation, the role of the pharmacy and community stroke care services; and
- Reducing variation and improving training for the stroke workforce.
- Implementing the National Stroke Programme - rehabilitation pilot sites, local systems, and service improvement;
- Prevention, personalised care, the role of Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks, and the NHS Long Term Plan;
- Training, reducing variation, and rolling out mechanical thrombectomy;
- Achieving national targets through local delivery - improving stroke care in England; and
- Implementing progress and priorities - immediate treatment, reducing hospital admissions, and the new approaches to rehabilitation.