Overarching aim: The London Stroke Clinical Network and ISDN has a responsibility for transforming stroke care across London and it’s overarching aim is to improve clinical outcomes, patient experience and patient safety. It does this by bringing together stakeholders to facilitate a collaborative approach to improving the entire stroke pathway in a patient-centred and evidence-based approach.

Key contacts:

Stroke Clinical Network Co-Clinical Directors: 

  • Dr Rob Simister, Consultant Neurologist and Stroke Physician, Clinical Lead of the UCLH Comprehensive Stroke Service. University College London Hospital.
  • Dr Gillian Cumberbatch, Stroke Nurse Consultant and Stroke Care Group Lead at St Georges University Foundation Trust.
  • Deputy Director, Clinical Networks and Senate: Bhavi Trivedi
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @NHSLdn_CN

London stroke unit look up

The London stroke unit lookup tool has been developed to ensure patients are repatriated to the most appropriate local stroke unit. The tool matches patients’ postcodes with the stroke unit catchment area set by regional agreement.  Use the tool below to search the patient’s postcode to identify the correct stroke unit and their contact details. 

London stroke unit look up tool

Instructions: Enter the patient’s postcode according to the format indicated in the tool and press enter. The name of the stroke unit and their contact information will be shown.

For feedback, please email 

Stroke Clinical Leadership Group

Learn more about the Stroke Clinical Leadership Group, and download CLG resources on the Stroke CLG page.

Key documents

Download all documents and publications from the London Stroke Clinical Network and ISDN via our publications page.