Stroke APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To keep stroke high on the parliamentary agenda. The Group aims to be the voice in Parliament of all those affected by stroke, and provides influence, challenge and scrutiny on multiple issues, including stroke rehabilitation, acute care, workforce and research.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Stroke

1. IRP: Kent and Medway advice
04/11/2021 - Independent Reconfiguration Panel
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Found: TO SECRETARY OF STATEReconfiguration of urgent stroke services in Kent and MedwayMedway Council Health

2. Important information on extension to use in adolescents (≥16 years) and request for data collection
25/09/2018 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: August 2018 Actilyse (Alteplase) in Acute lschaemic Stroke: Important information on extension to use in adolescents

3. Easy Raider 503-1, G-SRII 11-20
12/11/2020 - Air Accidents Investigation Branch
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Found: The pilot had inadvertently omitted to add two-stroke lubrication. is a high-winged, two-seat microlight

4. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2017
12/11/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: project grant Purines for Rapid Identifcation of Stroke MImics (PRISM) £1,998,604 £1,998,604 Sarissa Biomedical

5. Ambulance Quality Indicators Clinical Outcomes for May 2021
14/10/2021 - NHS England
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Found: the clinical outcomes following cardiac arrest, stroke and myocardial infarction. From: NHS England

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Recent Speeches related to Stroke

1. Stroke: Aftercare
21/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the National Stroke Programme and aftercare and rehabilitation services for stroke patients.It - Speech Link

2. NHS: Stroke Care
05/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: community staff to achieve the priority ambition for stroke care set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, to meet - Speech Link
2: outlined commitments to improve stroke services, including better stroke rehabilitation services and increased - Speech Link
3: see improved stroke services, I welcome the recognition in the NHS Long Term Plan of stroke as a clinical - Speech Link

3. Atrial Fibrillation
07/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: circulation and block arteries in the brain, causing stroke. As a result, AF is the root cause of one in five - Speech Link

4. Health: Stroke
14/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: director, Professor Stephen Powis, and the CEO of the Stroke Association, Juliet Bouverie. Following this, the - Speech Link
2: response. While the promise of including the national stroke plan in the full NHS long-term plan is welcome - Speech Link
3: was right to include the work undertaken on the stroke plan within a long-term plan, because clearly that - Speech Link

5. Health: Stroke Survivors
28/06/2018 - Grand Committee

1: of my registered interest as the chairman of the stroke charity ARNI, Action for Rehabilitation from Neurological - Speech Link

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6 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Wheeler Portrait
Baroness Wheeler
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Duncan Baker Portrait
Duncan Baker
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Norfolk
Joined: 25th August 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Local Democracy , Net Zero
Amy Callaghan Portrait
Amy Callaghan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire
Joined: 25th August 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Robert Neill MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8169.


Public Enquiry Point:

Charlotte Nicholls, Stoke Association, 240 City Road, London EC1V 2PR . Tel: 020 3873 5723



Stroke Association acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
7 Jul 2021
Stroke Association
Secretariat   From : 07/07/2021 To : 06/07/2022
1 Jan 2015
Stroke Association
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Stroke APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ben Howlett Portrait
Ben Howlett
Acting Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Bath
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank Portrait
Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Turner Portrait
Andrew Turner
Conservative - Former Member for Isle of Wight
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Helen Jones Portrait
Helen Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Warrington North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships