Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Stroke: Innovations in major system reconfiguration in England:

Stroke: innovations in major system reconfiguration in England: a study of the effectiveness, acceptability and processes of implementation of different models of stroke care.

Description of Project

Mixed method evaluation stroke service reconfigurations in London, Greater Manchester, and the Midlands and East of England, combining:

1. quantitative data on 'what works and at what cost?' to examine whether changes delivered improvements in quality of care and clinical outcomes, and the cost-effectiveness of changes.

2. qualitative data on 'understanding implementation and sustainability', to examine factors influencing the planning, implementation and sustainability of reconfigurations.

Principal Investigator: Professor Naomi Fulop


Prof Ruth Boaden

Rachael Hunter

Prof Christopher McKevitt

Prof Stephen Morris

Mr Nanik Pursani

Dr Angus Ramsay

Prof Tony Rudd

Prof Pippa Tyrrell

Prof Charles Wolfe

Research team

Dr Catherine Perry

Dr Simon J Turner

Dr Iliatha Papachristou

Funder: NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme

Start Date: 2011

Project Duration: 7 years

Contact: n.fulop@ucl.ac.uk or angus.ramsay@ucl.ac.uk