Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5118

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5118

Date Request Received: 18/06/2019 09:19:55

Date Request Replied To: 16/07/2019 08:14:06

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Request Summary: Specialist Stroke Unit

Request Category: Companies

 
Question Number 1:
Please provide a list of the hospitals within the remit of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust which have a Specialist Stroke Unit (by which we mean a stroke unit with a 24 hours a day/7 days a week available team with access to a scanner and operator capable of triage for throbotic / hemorrhagic stroke identification and location, presence of readily available infusion products and neurologist on call and follow up care).

In respect of each Specialist Stroke Unit 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)

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).
 
Answer To Question 1:
1.The address of the Stroke Unit: Farley stroke unit, Level 2, Salisbury District Hospital, Odstock road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

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):
01722 336262 (switchboard)
Extension 3157 for stroke unit enquiries.
For emergency admission ask switchboard to contact stroke registrar or medical registrar.

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):
Candidates for mechanical thrombectomy are assessed at Salisbury District Hospital and referred to the neurology team at Southampton General Hospital.
 
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