Clinical Guidelines for Identifying Posterior CVAs

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Dear Yorkshire 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

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Dear Mr Macgregor

 

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To: 'Malcolm Macgregor'; FOI
Subject: FOI 2017/18-295

 

Dear Mr MacGregor

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.

 

The reference number for this request is 2017/18-295. Please ensure that
you quote this number in any future correspondence.

 

We will endeavour to respond to this request at our earliest convenience.
This will be no later than 02 January 2018, which is 20 working days after
the date your request was received. 

 

Issued by Yorkshire Ambulance Service

 

Legal Services Department

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Tel: 01924 584116

 

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