Jo Stevens

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North West Representative

Stroke specialist nurse, Team Lead, Bury community stroke and neuro rehab team, Greater Manchester

Jo has worked her whole career in stroke care, starting in 2001 as a newly qualified nurse on a newly created ASU in Southampton. When she moved back up north, she spent several years working on an inpatient stroke rehabilitation ward at Salford, before joining the Stroke Research Network at its inception, helping to build the stroke research portfolio across the North West. In 2010, she joined Bury Community services as team lead for community stroke, a newly formed MDT in the emerging world of ESD. She is an active member of the Greater Manchester Stroke Operational Delivery Network, and is passionate about the vital role nurses play in rehabilitation, especially in community stroke teams. Her areas of expertise are sex after stroke, and continence care.