Response to Kent HOSC motion of 21 March 2019

Download PDF version Introduction This report is provided in response to the motion agreed at the Kent HOSC to consider stroke which took place on 22nd March 2019[1]. The response has been developed based on all the detailed clinical evidence and other data gathered...

Stroke review myth buster

We firmly believe that there is overwhelming evidence that planned changes to stroke services in Kent and Medway will make a huge difference to improving care for patients and will lead to fewer deaths and less disability. In fact, we expect to save an extra life...

East Sussex and Bexley councillors support stroke decision

Recent meetings of councillors from East Sussex and Bexley have both supported the decision by doctors from Kent, Medway, East Sussex and Bexley to establish hyper acute stroke units at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Maidstone Hospital and William Harvey Hospital...

Response to actions from the Medway HASC meeting

On 12 March the Stroke Review Team attended a meeting of the Medway Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee to discuss the decision by local doctors to implement hyper acute stroke units at Darent Valley, Maidstone and William Harvey hospitals....

Response to Kent HOSC meeting

Following a meeting from the Kent Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Friday 22 March 2019, Rachel Jones, Director of the Kent and Medway Stroke Review, said: “We are disappointed that the Kent Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) are questioning...

Minutes from the stroke decision making meeting

The minutes from the decision making meeting of Joint Committee of Clincal Commissioning Groups (JC CCG) for the Stroke Review held on 14 February 2019 are available below. 14 Feb JCCCG FINAL minutes Further details about the meeting, including the papers and the...