Urgent treatment of acute stroke: work in progress

Developing new treatments for stroke is an NHS research priority, and despite improvements made in specialist care provision following the publication of the National Stroke Strategy (DH, 2007), it remains both a disabling condition and a high health and social care burden. To facilitate rapid growth in knowledge, the UK Stroke Research Network is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and includes eight Hyperacute Stroke Research Centres and the infrastructure needed to support trials of emergency treatments such as those described below.

Subscribe to get full access to the Journal of Paramedic Practice

Thank you for vising the Journal of Paramedic Practice and reading our archive of expert clinical content. If you would like to read more from the only journal dedicated to those working in emergency care, you can start your subscription today for just £48.

CPD Focus

Reading the Journal of Paramedic Practice counts towards your professional development

Develop your career

We provide professional information dedicated to paramedics covering training, education and jobs

Stay informed

Get the latest clinical information to ensure you are aware of the latest think and best practice in paramedicne

Subscribe now

Already registered? - Sign in here

Keep up to date with Journal of Paramedic Practice!

Sign up to Journal of Paramedic Practice’s regular newsletters and keep up-to-date with the very latest clinical research and CPD we publish each month.