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The North West Stroke LRN is a multidisciplinary group of clinicians, scientists, patients and carers from across the North West of England who work as part of the national stroke research network. We aim to increase participation in high quality stroke research studies and thereby improve the care of patients with stroke and those at risk of stroke, and their families.
Safe implementation of treatments in Stroke.
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The programme sets evidence based standards in the National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke – now encompassed within the NICE Quality Standards and measures compliance in the organisation and delivery of stroke care in comparison to these with national audits across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and encourages service improvement through peer review, workshops and links with the Departments of Health and stroke networks.