Stroke: useful links

ISD Scotland - stroke section (statistics on stroke mortality, incidence, hospital activity, survival, prescribing, primary care and ambulance service activity)

ISD Scotland Hospital care section (statistics on number/incidence of hospital episodes by diagnosis, including diseases of circulatory system)

Scottish Government - Stroke in Scotland

National Records of Scotland (NRS) (mortality data, under Vital Events Reference Tables)

Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

Different Strokes - a charity set up by younger stroke survivors for younger stroke survivors

Stroke Association

Scottish Health Survey

Scotland and European Health for All (HfA) Database

Comparisons of hospital activity data with the rest of the UK - England, Wales, Northern Ireland

WHO atlas of heart disease and stroke (see parts 3 and 6)

European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics

Scottish Stroke Care Audit (National Reports on Stroke Services in Scottish Hospitals)

Scottish Stroke Research Network

Think Ahead (stroke support/advice/information)

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