Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Community Stroke - South Nottingham County

The Community Stroke Team work with patients within the South Nottingham County, covering Rushcliffe, North West and North East Nottingham.

We aim to support people after stroke for early discharge from hospital to meet their ongoing need.

We provide specialist rehabilitation to patients over 18 who have had a stroke over the first 12 months. We work in conjunction with patients, their families and carers in order to maximise their rehabilitation.

The service also offers long term reviews at 6 and 12 months. This provides service users the opportunity to access further input or to be signposted to other services, which may help them recover post-stroke or meet their quality of life needs.

To support recovery after stroke and maximise individuals’ rehabilitation potential, patients can access physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech & language therapists and psychology to meet their individual rehabilitation needs.

We believe in working jointly with patients to meet their goals and provide support and advice for ongoing lifestyle management.

We aim to support patients to achieve their quality of life and lifestyle goals, and to continue to enjoy hobbies and activities. We also liaise with employers in helping patients return to work after a stroke when needed.

Our main base is at Stapleford Care Centre but we also have local area bases at Park House and Lings Bar.

Contact us

Tel: 0115 844 0523

Please note, this service does not accept telephone referrals.

Help in a crisis

If you suspect someone is having a stroke then please dial 999.

Support groups

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referrals to this service should be made via the stroke pathway.

For further assistance call 0115 844 0523. Please note, this service does not accept telephone referrals.


Lead Clinician

Claire Lee


Head of service

Claire Towne
Head of Service Adult Community
Tel: 0115 844 0523


Service commissioned by

NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group



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