The Acute Stroke Pathway ensures that stroke patients get the best care possible in the first hours after a stroke occurs. If people with stroke symptoms get the right care very quickly, they can often expect a good recovery.
The Acute Stroke Pathway starts with you! If you notice signs of a stroke in yourself or someone around you, this is what you need to know:
The sooner you get treatment after onset of a stroke, the more brain cells can be rescued.
Heart and Stroke Foundation for more information about what stroke symptoms look like.
Ambulance personnel can get you directly where you need to be and make sure that a Stroke Pathway Team is ready and waiting.
Information for Healthcare Providers.