The ESO Stroke Unit Committee has been mandated by the ESO Executive Committee to establish the ESO Stroke Unit/Centre certification project. The Stroke Unit Committee has been responsible for defining the submission and evaluation criteria and for defining the overall process.

ESO Stroke Unit Committee 2016:

  • Ulrike Waje-Andreassen (Chair), Norway
  • Laurent Derex, France
  • Diederick Dippel, Netherlands
  • Stefan Engelter, Switzerland
  • Damian Jenkinson, UK
  • Darius Nabavi, Germany
  • Dilek Orken, Turkey
  • Ondrej Skoda, Czech Republic
  • Ivan Staikov, Bulgaria
  • Andrea Zini, Italy

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 patientsĀ“ management and outcomes. This aim will achieved by certification of European stroke units and stroke centres.