NHS England: Acute and/or combined stroke units with 5/6 key characteristics considered key components of acute stroke unit care (continuous physiological monitoring; access to scanning within 3 hours of admission/24 hour brain imaging; policy for direct
Posted by Department of Health on 17/02/2011 0 comments
There are no nationally agreed standards for acute stroke units. These features are considered by the Intercollegiate Stroke working party to be key components of acute stroke unit care and could be used to identify resource allocation for acute stroke and they wish to know whether these acute features are also present on combined stroke units. The criteria have been tightened since Round 5.