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The next data-locking deadline for October-December 2022 (inpatient teams) and July-December 2022 (non-inpatient teams) is the 6 February 2023 at 5pm. For more information on upcoming data-locking deadlines and when results will be available, please click here.

Please note: from late November 2022, the SSNAP webtool ( will not work on Internet Explorer. Since 15 June 2022, Internet Explorer is no longer supported by Microsoft.  
Exemption from the National Data Opt-Out

Following review by the Confidential Advisory Group at NHS Health Research Authority, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has confirmed that SSNAP have been granted an exemption from the National Data Opt-Out.

Updated versions of the patient information resources are available here, and further information on the exemption here
New outputs available!

The Acute Organisational Audit 2021 and the Sprint Audit for Stroke Mimics reports are now publicly available here
The next data-locking deadline for October-December 2022 (inpatient teams) and July-December 2022 (non-inpatient teams) is the 6 February 2023 at 5pm

Click here to view more future deadlines. 
SSNAP Support

Got a question about SSNAP? From how to unlock a record, to when SSNAP results are available and a comprehensive guide to different outputs, here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
SSNAP data provides a baseline for the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan, as well as measuring the progress of these ambitions. 

View this impact report and find out how SSNAP is supporting the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan ambitions for stroke.
Info for patients: SSNAP has a wealth of information and resources relevant to patients and carers available here.
SSNAP Governance: Information on SSNAP’s current contract, funding arrangements, IG protocols and data protection, steering group and audit design are available here.
Health Economics: Over the past 3 years the SSNAP team, in collaboration with NHS England, have pursued an ambitious research project to derive and report patient-level estimates on the cost of stroke care. Find out more

Links to other websites

Patient and carer support: The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke and offer support services to people with stroke and their families.

Information on blood pressure management: High Blood pressure is one of the conditions that cause Stroke, for information and resources on blood pressure care visit the British Hypertension Society & The British Heart Foundation websites

Information on Atrial fibrillation (AF) management: AF (an irregular heartbeat) is one of the leading causes of stroke. The ‘Know your Pulse’ campaign offers practical advice on how to check your pulse and provides other important information on managing AF.

British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP): BASP helps to promote better care for people with stroke in the UK. Their website includes a patient and carer page which includes useful information on stroke care management.

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