Midlands Stroke Centre of Excellence is a 10-bedded unit, fully-equipped to care for patients which such conditions. Our Cardiac ICU is able to accommodate 3 acute stroke patients at any given time for acute management in terms of thrombolysis.
With extensive experience in providing access to healthcare facilities to the community, we launched the centre to meet the needs of the disease burden of strokes in the community.
Our Stroke Centre focuses on:
- Diagnosing and treating patients.
- Optimising the quality of treatment.
- Identifying risks and reducing complications.
- Rehabilitation and support services.
The comprehensive Radiology Services are located on the same level and within metres of the Emergency and Trauma Department also available 24-hours-a-day.
Emergency response services (ambulances) are on-site and ready to respond to cases.
MMC has 3 laboratory services on-site.
Our state-of-the-art Cath Lab, which boasts a bi-plane facility, is able to conduct neurological intervention on-demand.
In addition, we are cognizant of the fact that this condition is life-changing and affects not only the patient but their family and social circle. With this in mind, we are affiliated to Royal Rehabilitation Hospital, in order to ensure that patients get the proper continuation of care for long-term management of their condition. They are then able to recover and cope with the condition, and return to their communities.
The centre is a Level 4 acute hospital with direct access to Royal Rehabilitation Hospital.