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
- Diederick Dippel, Netherlands
- Jose Antonio Egido Herrero, Spain
- 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 patients´ management and outcomes. This aim will achieved by certification of European stroke units and stroke centres.