Further explanation of the methodology used can be found in the quality standards process guide.
The documents below contain recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE‑accredited recommendations that were used by the Quality Standards Advisory Committee to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (2019) NICE guideline NG128
Stroke rehabilitation in adults (2013) NICE guideline CG162
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Royal College of Physicians (2015) Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP): Is stroke care improving? The Second SSNAP Annual Report
National Audit Office (2010) Department of Health: Progress in improving stroke care