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Stroke Network Structure & Working Groups

Network Structure

The Stroke Network has been strengthened through the appointment of a support team which has focused on performance monitoring the improvement of services against national standards:

  • Clinical Lead – Brid Farrell (Ivan Wiggam Interim Lead)
  • Stroke Network lead – Fiona Quigg
  • Programme Manager – Jenny Taylor
  • Project Support – Maria Creaney

The Objective of the Network is to:

  • Implement an action plan, focused on improving the quality of stroke services in Northern Ireland in line with DoH policy
  • Support the commissioners in determining resource requirements.
  • Ensure participation in the Stroke Sentinel National Audit Programme (SSNAP)
  • Ensure continuous audit of services against national standards.
  • Recommend quality improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborative working with key stakeholders