Pathways

Hospital stroke care

In 2015, Alexandria Stroke Network Board (including Delta of egypt) re-designed its acute care pathway for stroke patients.

The change was made after research showed that patients with a recent onset of stroke benefited from being treated at specialised centres called Hyper Acute Stroke Units (HASUs). These centres provide clot busting treatments and have teams of specialist staff – factors which have been shown to increase the chances of survival and recovery from stroke.

In 2016, Alexandria University General Hospital started providing inpatient stroke care in specialized units and local residency stroke training program .

We have improved our care pathway for patients with an Intracerebral Haemorrhage with further information on how Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIA) are managed locally.

Download our FAQ and find out what type of stroke care each of our local hospitals now provides or visit our interactive map of the region. You can find out more general information about stroke here and by visiting the Stroke Association website.

Community rehabilitation care

Community rehabilitation for stroke survivors in Alexandria University hospital  is not yet standardised, and patients receive different types of services after they leave hospital depending on where they live.

1. Pre-hospital phase Patients who have had a recent stroke (i.e.