Cath's nursing career has included working as a ward manger of a stroke unit, a stroke services co-ordinator for both community and acute stroke services, a thrombolysis specialist nurse, an advanced practitioner in stroke and now a nurse consultant in stroke. These roles have included working in hyper-acute, acute, rehabilitation and ESD services as well as running a TIA clinic. Cath has experience in auditing of services and service development both locally and regionally. Cath also has regional responsibilities with involvement in development of education packages, patient and carer involvement and peer reviews of other services. Cath’s interests are in thrombolysis, management of ICH and VTE prophylaxis.