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The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network Stroke Rehabilitation Programme was commissioned from February 2014 and finished in August 2016.
EMAHSN’s stroke team has worked with partners to create patient-focused Stroke Service Directories, based on Clinical Commissioning Group areas. This initiative aims to ensure stroke survivors and their families/cares have timely access to up-to-date, appropriate information on local services, giving them more control and helping to make more informed decisions about their care.

Directories identifying services across the East Midlands are now available and being disseminated by a number of Acute and Community Stroke Service Providers.

The guides have been produced as part of EMAHSN’s stroke programme’s work to facilitate the provision of evidence based community stroke services across the East Midlands. We are keen to receive your feedback on these resources and would greatly appreciate your comments and suggestions.  We'd be really grateful if you could spend a few moments completing our survey.

We have also produced an Executive Summary, called; pdf'Directory of Community Stroke Services: A guide for survivors, families and carers' which explains how the guides were developed, with patients and cares, as well as why we produced them.

Patient Stroke Services - East Midlands Map
If you are unsure which directory area you GP falls within, please use the map below to find and download the right directory for you. Go to your GP location, click the map and your directory area, including the applicable GPs will pop up.  If you know the correct directory for your GP you can also download them below by clicking the links.

Tip for using this map: If you click on the button on the top left, a menu will appear allowing you to select which information you see. To search the map, click on the button in the top right hand corner of the map which will enlarge it and then use the search function.


You can download and print exisitng Stroke Service Directories for:

pdfNottingham City

pdfMid Nottinghamshire (Newark and Sherwood)

pdfMid Nottinghamshire (Mansfield and Ashfield)

pdfSouth Nottinghamshire

pdfNorthamptonshire

pdfLincolnshire

pdfSouth Derbyshire

pdfLeicestershire

Further useful information available for people in Nottinghamshire
The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself site is a partnership between health, social care and the voluntary sector to bring information and advice together in one central repository. For more information visit their website

You can also look at the pdfstroke patient pathway diagram.  It provides an overview of a ‘typical’ stroke care pathway. The term pathway refers to a system of stroke services as recommended by research evidence. A ‘typical’ journey experienced by stroke survivors starts with admission to a hospital, then continues through community based rehabilitation and social care services. The diagram has been drawn by Ossie Newell who is a stroke survivor.