The Stroke Service provides a range of services including
hyperacture care (including provision of thrombolysis for acute
ischaemic stroke) out patient and in patient TIA assessment and
also acute stroke care and rehabilitation. The service is currently
provided across three sites. Darlington Memorial Hospital and
University Hospital of North Durham provide hyperacute services and
acute stroke care with rehabilitation services are provided at
Bishop Auckland Hospital. Out patient services are currently
provided at all three hospitals.
We have an active programme of educational meetings for Junior
Doctors and Stroke multidisciplinary teams.
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital