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Areas of work have included:

Project title Output
The SCN helped support interim arrangements relating to the GM centralised hyperacute stroke mode in GM and parts of East Cheshire - that is, prior to the establishment of the Operational Delivery Network  Support for interim arrangements relating to the GM and EC hyperacute stroke service - prior to the estalishment of the Operational delivery Network
End to end stroke review pathway across Lancashire & South Cumbria Phase   I: Report   on existing stroke pathways Phase II: development of 7 work-streams to produce end to end stroke service specifications. 
Phase III: Implementation of the stroke service specifications
Increase access to psychological support for people post-stroke Develop pathways between stroke rehabilitation and   psychology services (IAPT)
Identification   of stroke services providing a lower than acceptable level of 6-month stroke  reviews - part of the Stroke   Review

Analysis   of a 6 month review of provision across the SCN footprint

Recommendations for the implementation of services where none exist i.e. services which provide a systematic assessment to identify and address patient needs at 6   months including physical and psychological needs

Improving  services for people who experience transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

Scoping document to describe how TIA is currently investigated and managed across the SCN footprint, including follow-up within one month of the episode

Subsequent   recommendations regarding areas of development for TIA diagnostic capacity

Develop   recommendations for IAT service Report  for GM HoCs on options for commissioning a service for IAT