We congratulate the first certified ESO Stroke Centre


Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho
Dr. Luis Veloso
Vila Nova de Gaia / Portugal


We congratulate the first certified ESO Stroke Unit


Metropolitan Hospital
Dr. Apostolos Safouris
Pireus / Greece

The aim of the Stroke Unit Committee is to lift and equalise care for patients in Europe who have suffered a stroke by the use of systematic and comprehensive audits of stroke units and stroke centres to improve patients┬┤ management and outcomes. This aim will be achieved by certification of European stroke units and stroke centres.

We are the ESO Stroke Unit and Stroke Centre Certification


We aim to improve the quality of patient care, we provide a benchmark and an objective assessment, we create a loyal, clinical team, we promote a culture of excellence, we facilitate the work, we strengthen the community

Be part of this important ESO Mission

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  • Submit your application


Receive official ESO certification as

ESO Stroke Unit


ESO Stroke Centre