Reference 2019-389

REF:            2019-389

Subject:        Specialist stork unit

 

Request:

In respect of each Specialist Stroke Unit on the list that you provide, please include:

  1. The address of the Stroke Unit;
  2. Their emergency telephone number (or, where there is no such number available, a telephone number for the hospital switchboard on which the relevant Stroke Unit may be contacted); and
  3. If the capability to use surgical techniques to remove some thromboses via catheter is available in the relevant Specialist Stroke Unit (or if only available in certain more specialised stroke units please identify the units where such techniques are available).

 

 

Response:

In respect of each Specialist Stroke Unit on the list that you provide, please include:
1. The address of the Stroke Unit; Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

Please follow the link to our Public Website:

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/services/stroke-services/

2. Their emergency telephone number (or, where there is no such number available, a telephone

number for the hospital switchboard on which the relevant Stroke Unit may be contacted); and

3. If the capability to use surgical techniques to remove some thromboses via catheter is available

in the relevant Specialist Stroke Unit (or if only available in certain more specialised stroke units

please identify the units where such techniques are available).

This service is only performed at the Hyper Acute Stroke units. All information relating to stroke services in greater Manchester can be found at:

 

https://gmsodn.org.uk/