Category: Stroke Care

BBC South Today News new mobile ECG devices that detects irregular heart rhythms

Around 340 mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) units are being distributed to CCGs, GP practices, pharmacies, NHS community clinics and hospitals across the Wessex region.

Working together to improve anti-coagulation in Atrial Fibrillation

This video showcases why collaboration across the NHS works perfectly for the patient.

We enabled secondary care specialists to work in partnership with GP practices to provide care in the community and ensured a streamline patient journey linked to on-going care by the community pharmacist.

Supported Self-Management in Stroke

Nurse and PhD student Emma Boger from the University of Southampton and research participant Ranj Parmar highlight how people with stroke feel disempowered by a lack of support structures to help them manage their condition following stroke.

This podcast was created as a result of Emma winning a Wessex HIEC award for research innovation.

Development of Training Materials for Stroke ESD

The University of Central Lancashire in collaboration with the Wessex HIEC (Southampton University and the Wessex Stroke Forum Clinical Leads Group for ESD) developed an online training package for staff working within ESD teams.

UCLAN team members Caroline Watkins, Jane Fitzgerald, Michael Leathley, & Stephanie Jones explain the training materials at the Wessex HIEC Stroke ESD conference held on 9 November 2012.