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Stroke Care & Rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation requires time, patience and expertise. Here at The Stroke Unit, patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary private Stroke Care Team led by Consultant Neurologists and Physicians.

Stroke rehabilitation requires time, patience and expertise. Here at The Stroke Unit, patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary private Stroke Care Team led by Consultant Neurologists and Physicians.

What initial care will I receive after a stroke?

Our doctors have access to a full range of services from our large private charity Hospital that enable us to deliver the highest quality initial medical care, which patients will need following a Stroke.

What can I expect?

Assessment will be made by a Consultant Neurologist and a Consultant Physician to identify the care required.

Following assessment, the stroke care team works out an individual rehabilitation programme, aimed at helping people regain as much independence as possible, by relearning skills they have lost, learning new skills and finding ways to manage any permanent disabilities.

During the care process we will provide:

  • Ongoing medical cover by Resident Medical Officers 24 hours a day.
  • State of the art CT & MRI scanning, Radiology, Physiotherapy, Respiratory Physiology
  • High Dependency/Intensive Therapy Unit
  • CPA Accredited Pathology Services

Our stroke team also create rehabilitation programmes for patients who suffered a stroke many years ago. Recent studies show intensive rehabilitation even years after a stroke can have a positive impact on a patient.

We recognise that getting back to the familiarity of your own home is of utmost importance and our service strives to motivate patients to participate in their own neurorehabilitation programme. We offer all the clinical and emotional support necessary to get you back to your own surroundings as quickly as possible, including:

As strokes can affect such a large variety of functions, our Stroke Care Team can bring a Consultant from any discipline into the care package when required including Ophthalmologists (eye), Urologists (kidneys and urinary function) and Cardiologists (heart) to name just a few.

Contact the Stroke Unit team on 020 7806 4075 or  stroke@hje.org.uk for further information or to book an appointment. We are happy to offer a tour of our facilities before making your decision.

Stroke Clinic

The Stroke Unit at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is equipped to provide expert treatment, aftercare and rehabilitation support for patients and their families.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, ENT, as well as a private GP practice and our urgent care centre, Casualty First, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information then get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7806 4075.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

 If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRI’s a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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