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London Stroke Strategy

World-class care for all capital residents

The full implementation of the London stroke model provides that all patients with a suspected stroke (i.e. FAST positive) in London are taken to one of eight Hyper Acute Stroke Units (HASUs) in the capital for immediate, expert care from specialised staff.

Learn more about the stroke program and how it will benefit all Londoners, providing rapid access to the best in stroke care delivery.

Learn more through the latest edition of the Stroke-news.

View archived Stroke-news issues (left-hand side of the page).


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London stroke model receives prestigious award

Less than a year after implementation, the NHS in London received the 2010 Health Service Journal (HSJ) award for Clinical Service Redesign.

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London hospitals top in stroke care

The National Sentinal Stroke Audit has released data showing five London Hyper Acute Stroke Units (HASUs) are amongst the top seven sites in the country. All eight London HASUs are ranked in the top quartile of national performance.
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