Update on legal challenge to stroke services review

Two requests have been made to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent Judicial Review ruling on the review of acute stroke services in Kent and Medway. In response, the NHS is asking the court to deny permission for them to be heard. The...

Judicial review hearing for stroke proposals

We have now heard from the High Court that the two applications for a judicial review, and our response to those claims, have been considered by a judge. The judge has decided that both cases will be put forward for a three-day ‘rolled up hearing’ on the first...

Temporary move of Tunbridge Wells stroke ward

On Wednesday 17 July 2019 Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) confirmed that they are planning a temporary emergency change to their stroke service. MTW currently operate two stroke services at both the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospital sites. While the...

Stroke Services Review: Stakeholder update

Issue 1:  July 2019  In this issue   Latest on implementation phasing and planning development  Rehabilitation workstream progress  Update on the legal challenges and referral to the Secretary of State Welcome to the first issue of what will be a regular update...