In particular people have advised us that they are concerned about:
1. The delay between discharge and therapist appointments;
2. A lack of relevant information provided on discharge when leaving hospital;
3. A lack of follow up after discharge by local health and social care services.
Around 150,000 people have a stroke in England each year - a quarter of them are of working age.
Based on figures provided by North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group, in 2014 - 2015, approximately 400 local people were admitted to hospital with a stroke.
The prevalence of stroke in North Somerset is 2.27% (4,855 people) based on the GP registered population. Approximately 230 people were referred on to North Somerset community services in 2014 2015