On 16 July the Oxford Academic Health Science Network with input from the stroke leads for the NHS Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme presented a webinar covering their new practical guidance for stroke services coping with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speakers included Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford AHSN, Dr David Hargroves, GIRFT joint lead for stroke and Dr Rebecca Fisher, Stroke Association senior lecturer. There was also a patient perspective from former England cricketer Rob Key and a Q&A panel.
Further information: https://www.oxfordahsn.org/our-work/covid-19/covid-19-case-studies/supporting-stroke-services/
The Oxford AHSN gets innovation into clinical practice to improve healthcare and generate economic growth through collaboration with the NHS, industry and universities. It is one of 15 regional bodies covering England commissioned by NHS England/Improvement and the government’s Office for Life Sciences. More at http://www.OxfordAHSN.org