Stroke improvement plan 2023

Sets out our priorities and the actions we will take to minimise preventable strokes and ensure timely and equitable access to life-saving treatment and a person centred, holistic approach to care that supports rehabilitation.


1. Stroke Association - Stroke Statistics

2. ThinkFAST | Symptoms of Stroke

3. Goyal, M. et al. (2016) 'Endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from five randomised trials', The Lancet, Volume 387, Issue 10029, Pages 1723–1731.

4. Williams, L., Hamilton, J. & Evans, J.J. (2021) A holistic model of stroke rehabilitation (Unpublished document)

5. Stroke Association - Lived experience of stroke report

6. Hackett, M et al. (2005) 'Frequency of Depression After Stroke: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies', Stroke, Volume 36, Issue 6, Pages 1330-1340



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