Clinical Guidelines for Identifying Posterior CVAs

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Dear Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care 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

Corporate Manager, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care Trust

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NIAS REF: AD/IG/01(2)/150

Good Afternoon Mr Macgregor

Thank you for the email below and I would confirm receipt of same. I have attached an acknowledgement letter for your perusal.
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Kind Regards

Alison Vitty
Corporate Manager

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Laura Duncan, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care Trust

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NIAS REF:            AD/IG/01(2)/150

Good Morning Mr MacGregor

The NI Ambulance Service HSC Trust has now completed its search for your information.  I have attached a letter of response for your pursual including supporting documentation referenced within the Trust response.

The Trust would apologise for the delay in the provision of same.

I hope this fully assists you.

Kind Regards

Laura
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Alison Vitty
Corporate Manager

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