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Vol. 15 No. 1 (2017)

Challenges of Stroke Care in Rural & District General Hospitals; A United Kingdom National Health Service Perspective

November 27, 2016


Stroke Medicine being an independent and recognised sub-specialty in the United Kingdom, is faced with unique challenges across District and Rural Hospitals. Delivering a comprehensive stroke service in the rural areas requires collaborative team work, effective communication, pre planning and efficient leadership. In this article we have summarized these challenges and shared some proposals for future development of a holistic and integrated Stroke Service in district hospitals across United Kingdom.  


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