Conveyance of FAST+ Patients Suspected of Stroke

Conveyance information relating to patients attended to by the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS) who were identified from the ambulance patient record as having a deficit on one or more of the face, arm and speech elements of the FAST test, and therefore suspected of having stroke. Data includes the following aggregated for London:• Destination – percentage of patients taken to a hospital with a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit (HASU) or to the nearest Accident and Emergency (A[HTML_REMOVED]E) department• Average response times for patients transported to a hospital with a HASU only. Data source:[HTML_REMOVED] London Ambulance Service[HTML_REMOVED] NHS Trust (LAS) Further information on HASUs: http://www.london.nhs.uk/news-and-health-issues/press-releases/latest-press-releases/stroke-victims-in-london-have-better-access-to-life-saving-treatment-than-anywhere-else-in-the-world

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Camp Valor
Font http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Stroke/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Autor NHS London
categories ["Health", "health"]
date_released 03/12/2010
geographical_coverage Greater London
geographical_granularity Region
license_details <p><a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/">http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/</a></p>
license_summary Open Government Licence
spatial_reference_system
temporal_coverage May 2010 to October 2010
temporal_granularity Quarterly