Stroke services consultation

Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation on urgent stroke services. The consultation closed on Friday 20 April 2018 and two reports from the consultation were published on Friday 29 June 2018 which are available below.

The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, held a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway from Friday 2 February 2018 until Friday 20 April 2018 (extended from 13 April 2018). The NHS was asking for people’s views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.

See the consultation reports

Take a look at the consultation response report and activity report.

Read the consultation document

Read the full, summary or easy-read consultation document

Review the supporting information

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

Meetings and events

These took place 20 Feb – 10 Apr 2018

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

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...

Whitstable listening event confirmed

We're delighted to announce our 28th stroke listening event, which will take place at the Umbrella Centre in Whitstable on Tuesday 10 April from 2pm to 4pm. Register by clicking the button below. A full list of the stroke listening events are available...

Broadstairs listening event: registration only

Please note that due to the high demand for places, the stroke listening event in Broadstairs on Saturday 24 March will be a ticket-only event and only those who have registered will be able to attend. This is in order to comply with the venue licensing. There are a...

Ramsgate stroke listening event confirmed

A listening event on the stroke consultation proposals will be held at Ramsgate Football Club on Tuesday 10 April from 7pm until 9pm. Please click here to register your...

Stroke listening event confirmed for Deal

As part of the ongoing stroke consultation, a listening event will take place in Deal Town Hall on Thursday 5 April 2018. The event will run from 6:30pm to 9pm. Please click here to register for this...

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