SAP-E Essentials of Stroke Care
The Essentials of Stroke Care manifesto was made as a tool for The Stroke Action Plan for Europe (SAP-E)  and has been endorsed by the European Stroke Organisation. The document is aimed at people working with stroke; another document aimed at people working with planning of stroke care or advocacy for stroke care will be published on the SAP-E website in due time.
 Norrving B, Barrick J, Davalos A, et al. Action Plan for Stroke in Europe 2018-2030. Eur Stroke J 2018;3:309-336
Watch now: Prof. Thorsten Steiner discusses the importance of this document for patients and their caregivers towards the implementation of the Stroke Action Plan for Europe.Download the SAP-E Essentials of Stroke Care
Implementation of the Stroke Action Plan for Europe 2018–2030 during coronavirus disease-2019
By Hanne Christensen and Francesca Romana Pezzella (chairs of the SAP-E Steering Committee)
Stroke can be prevented and treated but there remain massive inequalities in Europe. SAP-E has set targets for development of stroke care. COVID-19 pandemic has led to further challenges for stroke care and implementation of the Action Plan will rely on online meetings and resources as it is yet unforeseeable when things will return to normal.Additional content: Video of Hanne Christensen