For health professionals

A website for New Zealand health professionals







The National Stroke Network is a network of clinicians, DHB managers and consumer representatives whose purpose is to provide national clinical leadership to the Ministry of Health and DHBs to achieve provision of high quality, sustainable and comprehensive stroke services from primary prevention through to post-stroke community services for all New Zealanders.



Australian Stroke Management Guidelines

These clinical guidelines were developed to provide a series of evidence-based recommendations related to stroke and are based on the most comprehensive review in Australia.


United States

US Stroke Management Guidelines

The American Stroke Association has information for patients, families and health care professionals.


United Kingdom – Royal College of Physicians

The RCP's concise guidelines provide clear recommendations for best practice, and practical tools with which to implement them.


Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Stroke: Core Competencies for Healthcare Staff

This document is divided into two sections. Part A states the core competencies which should be familiar to all healthcare staff working with individuals with stroke. Part B sets out a knowledge and skills framework which staff can use to enhance and develop their fundamental knowledge.

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