Our Mission

We provide provincial leadership and planning for the Ontario Stroke System by measuring performance, partnering to achieve best practices, and creating innovations for stroke prevention, care, recovery and reintegration.

As of April 1, 2016, the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) have come together as a single entity to ensure a comprehensive and integrated approach to cardiac, vascular and stroke care in Ontario.

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What’s New


Local stroke survivor’s experience in Pembroke Regional Hospital’s Integrated Stroke Unit yielded positive outcome

June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media, Press Release, Rehabilitation, Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network|

PEMBROKE – By his own admission, Pembroke resident Philip Bjorkman had luck on his side when he suffered a significant stroke three years ago during a surgical procedure. “Looking back to that time in my [...]


Provincial release of updated Best Practice stroke care plans for Long Term Care Homes (LTC)

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Heart and Stroke Foundation, Local Health Integration Networks, Media, Press Release, Rehabilitation, Stroke Best Practices|

In long-term care (LTC), 21.3 per cent of residents have had a stroke1 and stroke is the third most common diagnosis in LTC residents.2 In fact, stroke is believed to be one of the leading causes of transfer [...]


My wife Paola

June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Caregivers, Rehabilitation, Stroke Recovery|

Watch the story of a husband and his wife, Paola, from how they met to how they continue to work together after Paola suffers a stroke. Though life might be different, physiotherapy following stroke can help you live your most independent and active life.

Stroke Quality Based Procedures Resource Centre

This resource centre provides tools and resources to support implementation of Stroke Quality Based Procedures across the care continuum.

Stroke Quality Based Procedures Resource Centre

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Hypertension Management Program

An evidence-informed chronic disease management program to improve the diagnosis, management and control of hypertension.

Hypertension Management Program

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Ontario Stroke System

Learn more about the Ontario Stroke System, including the history and locations of Regional and District Stroke Centres, as well as Stroke Prevention Clinics.

Ontario Stroke System

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