Clinical guidelines for identifying posterior CVAs

Malcolm Macgregor made this Freedom of Information request to London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear London Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Could you please provide me with any clinical guidelines, policies, procedures, protocols or similar that you have in place for the use by paramedics (including specialist/senior/advanced paramedics etc.) for the identification of posterior-circulation CVAs (strokes).

Further, could you provide me with any clinical guidelines, policies, procedures, protocols or similar that you have in place for the use by paramedics (including specialist/senior/advanced paramedics etc.) for the assessment and management of patients presenting with "vertigo" or "dizziness" as their primary symptom.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Macgregor

FOI Admin, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Thank you for your request for information placed under the Freedom of
Information Act (2000). We will provide you with a substantive response in
due course. Freedom of Information Office London Ambulance Service NHS
Trust

FOI Admin, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Macgregor,

 

Attached is the LAS response to your FoI request detailed below.

 

Regards

 

Stephen

 

Stephen Moore

Information Governance Manager

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

020 7783 2730

07747 454936

 

 

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