Dear BASP members,

On Friday 31 March NHS England published ‘Next steps on the NHS five year forward view’.

Next Steps On The NHS Five Year Forward View PDF

The conditions which are specifically mentioned are cancer and mental health. BASP is waiting until the publication of specialist commissioning for thrombectomy services for acute ischaemic stroke before sending our views and suggestions to NHS England. However, you may be interested in reading the views of Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association about the document

Five Year Forward View Delivery Plan – External Link



Professor Helen Rodgers MB ChB, FRCP
Professor of Stroke Care
President, British Association of Stroke Physicians

Institute of Neuroscience and
Newcastle University Institute for Ageing