Stroke services consultation

The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, is running a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway. The NHS is asking for people’s views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.

The consultation runs from Friday 2 February 2018 until Friday 20 April 2018 (extended from 13 April 2018).

You can find out everything you need to know about the consultation here. Read the consultation document, come to a public meeting, complete the online questionnaire to share your views.

Read the consultation document

Read the full, summary or easy-read consultation document

Respond to the consultation

Complete the online consultation questionnaire to share your views

Review the supporting information

See a wealth of background information on how the proposals were developed

Meetings and events

Find out when you can meet us and talk about the proposals

Frequently asked questions

Some frequently asked questions and challenges raised during the consultation.

Watch our videos and animation

Find out more about the stroke consultation and why you should get involved

Latest stroke consultation news

Stroke consultation closes

Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation on urgent stroke services. The consultation closed on Friday 20 April and all feedback is now being analysed. Patricia Davies, senior responsible officer for the stroke review, said: “During the consultation...

Our response to SONIK challenge to the Joint Committee

On 23 March 2018 Save Our NHS In Kent (SONIK) presented a letter to the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups for the Kent and Medway Review of Urgent Stroke Services.  The response to that letter, from Dr Mike Gill, Chair of the Joint Committee, is below....

Questions from the stroke listening events

Here are the responses to written questions submitted at stroke listening events that were not answered during the meeting Listening event question cards vf 20 04...

Stroke public consultation: there’s still time to have your say

We held our last stroke consultation listening event on Tuesday 11 April.  We'd like to thank the members of the public across Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex who attended one of our listening events and...

Where else are stroke services changing?

The following information is from Professor Anthony Rudd, National Clinical Director for Stroke NHS England; Professor of Stroke Medicine, Kings College London; and Stroke Programme Director Royal College of Physicians, London. It is in response to a request for...

Stroke consultation extended to Friday 20 April 2018

The Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups for the Kent and Medway Stroke Review has taken the decision to extend the stroke consultation by one week. The consultation will now close at midnight on Friday 20 April. The reason for this is that during the week...

You can find out more about the history of the stroke review here.