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Notice of public consultation – March 2022

Draft updated guidelines for stroke management (pre-hospital care, dysarthria, depression and anxiety, and personality and behaviour)

(Updated 4 April 2022 to add new topic personality and behaviour)

PLEASE NOTE: Submissions are now closed

The Stroke Foundation Guidelines Development Group has released draft guidelines for stroke management, with recommendations for pre-hospital care, rehabilitation (dysarthria), and managing complications (prevention of depression, treatment of depression and anxiety, and personality and behaviour).

These guidelines will be submitted to the NHMRC for approval under section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992.

As part of the approval process, the Stroke Foundation is seeking submissions on the draft guidelines from 18 March to 6 May 2022.

The draft guidelines are available to view electronically on the MAGICapp platform:

For additional information see Living guidelines updates.


Submissions are now closed.

The draft guidelines were made available to the public on Friday 18 March 2022, and all submissions were to be received by 5 pm, Friday 6 May 2022.

How to give feedback

Submissions can be made by following the above links to the MAGICapp platform, and leaving a comment under the Feedback tab below each recommendation.

Please note you need to sign in to MAGICapp to leave a comment. Create an account for free at MAGICapp.org.

For further assistance, or alternatively to provide feedback via email, please contact the Stroke Foundation Guidelines Development Team, email: guidelines@strokefoundation.org.au