Stroke services consultation

The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, is running a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway. The NHS is asking for people’s views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.

The consultation runs from Friday 2 February 2018 for 10 weeks until Friday 13 April 2018.

You can find out everything you need to know about the consultation here. Read the consultation document, come to a public meeting, complete the online questionnaire to share your views.

Read the consultation document

Read the full, summary or easy-read consultation document

Respond to the consultation

Complete the online consultation questionnaire to share your views

Review the supporting information

See a wealth of background information on how the proposals were developed

Meetings and events

Find out when you can meet us and talk about the proposals

Frequently asked questions

Find out more from our frequently asked questions

Watch our film

Watch Dr David Hargroves, Stroke Consultant talk about the proposals

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Plain text large print stroke consultation documents

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