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NHS England to expand provision of 'gamechanging' stroke treatment

 

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NHS England to expand provision of 'gamechanging' stroke treatment

Thousands of stroke patients will be saved from lifelong disability after NHS England decided to invest millions of pounds in a new treatment hailed as a “gamechanger”.

About 8,000 people a year who have a stroke will benefit from a massive expansion in the number of hospitals offering mechanical thrombectomy.