Tag Archives: Stroke Care Bundles

More on the Persistence of Variations in Care and Health Inequalities (BBC News / MTG / King’s Fund)

Summary The Medical Technology Group’s analysis of data from the 209 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), concerning regional inequalities in patient access to treatments and assessments involving medical technology, discovered unacceptable variations (including inequalities between the North and South of England). … Continue reading

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The Organisation of Stroke Services, Process of Care, and Mortality in England (BMJ)

Summary The authors investigated the relationships between the organisation of hospital stroke services, care quality and 30 day mortality in patients admitted with acute ischaemic stroke. Over one hundred hospitals in England within the Stroke Improvement National Audit Programme and 2010 … Continue reading

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