National Sroke Service Model Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks May 2021
Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks Led by Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs), ISDNs will include providers and commissioners of services across the whole stroke pathway.
The NHS Long-Lerm Plan 2018 sets out priorities for the NHS for the next 10 years. The site has videos and documents and is accessible to the lay person.
Covid-19 and Stroke
ESO Covid-19 Resource Studies, guidance and commentary relating to Covid-19 in stroke patients
National Stroke Audit
SSNAP login page
Guidance for Stroke and Stroke Prevention
Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism [NG89] 2018, last updated 2019
NICE Familial hypercholesterolaemia Identification and management [CG71] 2019
NICE guidance on smoking cessation [NG 92] 2018 and useful resources
NICE Extracranial to intracranial bypass for intracranial atherosclerosis [IPG596] 2017
NICE Guidance on mechanical thrombectomy [IPG548] 2016
NICE Guidance on AF management [CG180] 2014
NICE Guidance on PFO/ASD Closure [IPG 472] 2013
NICE Guidance on Stroke Rehabilitation long-term rehabilitation after stroke [CG 162] 2013
NICE Cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction including lipid management [CG181] 2016
NICE Percutaneous occlusion of the left atrial appendage in non-valvular AF [IPG349] 2010
NICE Alcohol Advice, guidance, resources and screening tools 2010
National and International Stroke Guidelines
ESO Stroke Guidelines Up-to-date guidelines on (nearly) all aspects of stroke care
The Brain Attack Coalition Defniton and content of ctroke centres, assessment scales, standard medical orders, patient information material by the American Heart Association (The US view).
Guidelines for the management of AF The Task Force for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation of the European Society of Cardiology (2020)
Cardiovascular Risk Calculators
QRISK Risk Score NICE recommended
Anticoagualnts and Surgery
British Association of Stroke Physicians Resources
The British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP) website provides a wide range of resources for stroke treatment and service delivery.
Evidence Reviews for Stroke Treatments
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains systematic reviews of the evidence supporting stroke treatments. Free abstracts can be found under the Stroke Review Group.