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National Stroke Network

As clinicians across New Zealand DHBs have increased their use of telehealth to manage care in response to the challenges of Covid-19, so have our stroke teams. A collection of telehealth resources for stroke rehabilitation is now available. These resources have been developed and shared by University rehabilitation specialists and NZ DHB stroke teams.




Quick links:

Stroke Rehabilitation Action Plan 

Recommendations for actions to improve outcomes in stroke rehabilitation 

The 2017 Australian Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management >

Updated Acute Stroke Destination Policies

The four Regional Acute Stroke Destination Policies developed for New Zealand by the ambulance sector and the National Stroke Network have been updated. 

Northern Region Stroke Research Projects >

Current and recruiting stroke recovery and rehabilitation studies running in the Northern region.

The Stroke Society of Australasia  statement highlighting the importance of maintaining stroke care during the COVID-19 crisis.

XIth Asia Pacific Stroke Virtual Congress 9-11 December 2021

Virtual 13th World Stroke Congress 28-29 October 2021

Find the latest NZ MoH COVID-19 update HERE

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