Stroke Earlier Intervention Service

Following a successful pilot and based on the evaluation study of the service completed by the Northern Neurological Alliance (NNA) the Early Stroke support Service has been re-commissioned by Durham Dales and Darlington, and North Durham Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). … Continued

Calling NHS and Adult social care professionals

Would you like to express your views to the Care Quality Commission about regulation, monitoring and inspections of acute hospital services or adult social care services then follow this link and take part in their online forums

Clinical reference group for neurosciences

Kate Bowman, NNA’s Development Officer has joined the Clinical Reference Group for neurosciences as a patient and carer representative which is accountable to NHS England. Clinical reference groups (CRGs) have been established as the primary source of clinical advice to … Continued

Become a Trustee of NNA

Following on from our exit interview with David Thompson, NNA are seeking trustees to join its Board.  We have advertised widely using local networks and would be delighted if any or our readers would like to know more.  To find … Continued

Project Case Study: The Big Listen

Can we learn from this Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)  project? The Big Listen was designed by a local CCG to observe the everyday experience of patients and carers in their local health system, to learn what matters to them, and … Continued

Action on Stroke Month

The Stroke Association is holding its third Action on Stroke Month in May and they’ll be on concentrating on raising awareness of TIA. This is because it is estimated that approximately 10,000 strokes can be prevented every year in the … Continued

Swags & Tails

Swags & Tails training tool for care providers Open Clasp Theatre Company have developed an innovative Person Centred Care training tool for care providers looking for an affordable and innovative way to train their staff on the individual needs of … Continued