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Invitation - West Yorkshire and Harrogate stroke care, your views welcome

The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership invite you to attend a session to discuss the work taking place to further improve stroke care across our area.

The session will include health care professionals, community organisations and importantly people who have experienced stroke and carers:

Please see below dates and venues.

  • Monday 26 March 9.30 am – 12.30 pm St George's Church & Centre, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3DL, Tel: 0113 383 2140
  • Monday 26 March 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Old Courtroom Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ Tel: 01924 305830
  • Tuesday 27 March 12.30pm – 3.30pm Brighouse Civic Hall, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 1RW Tel: 01422 392601
  • Wednesday 28 March 2pm – 5pm Pannal Village Hall, Station Road and Pannal Bank, Harrogate HG3 1JG
  • Thursday 29 March 9.30 am – 12.30pm Al Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Rd, Batley, WF17 7AA Tel: 01924 500502
  • Thursday 29 March 12.30pm – 3.30pm Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road, Bradford BD8 8BD Tel: 01274 23203

You may recall the conversations which took place last year asking for people’s view on stroke care, including the support given in the first few hours after having a stroke. You can find out more at

These sessions are all about updating you on our developments since then and asking for your views on the next phase of work. They will take a similar approach to the event we held on 2 February in Bradford. If you attended this event you don’t need to attend one of these sessions unless you would like to and you would be very welcome.

Please confirm your attendance by via email or by calling 01924 317659. When booking please let us know if you have any travel and/or accessibility requirements.

If you are unable to attend one of these sessions, and would like to get involved please call the number above and we will happily talk through the work we are doing. Your views are very important to us and we want to ensure we do all we can to make sure you have the opportunity to get involved.

Further information

There were 3,600 in our area alone. In view of this, work has taken place nationally and across West Yorkshire and Harrogate to improve the quality of care and recovery for people who have had a stroke. This includes preventing stroke happening in the first place, improving specialist care, making the most of technology and our valuable skilled workforce.

Making sure our stroke services are ‘fit for the future’ is a priority for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership and was included in our draft plan, published in November 2016. You can read this here. You can also find out more about the work we have done so far at

We hope you can attend and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Best wishes

Linda Driver

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Stroke Programme Manager