South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Hospitals without acute stroke units – Implications and recommendations

Addresses the generic question of how high quality, safe and appropriate care can be ensured for patients developing a stroke in populations where their local hospital does not have either a hyper-acute or acute stroke unit.

Clinical Senate

South East

Status:

Complete

Date:

Jan-16

Types of Work:

Advice

Theme

Service Optimisation

Policy / Documentation

No

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

No

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

yes

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

No

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

No

Communications

No

Workforce

No

Link to web page or report

http://www.secsenate.nhs.uk/clinical-senate-advice/published-advice-and-recommendations/hospitals-without-acute-strok/