Overview

The service reflects current best practice for the management of stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA).

There are four specialist beds equipped with telemetry monitoring. The multidisciplinary team in the Stroke Unit conducts weekly case review and participates in clinical research trials.

It combines specialised services that are required to manage stroke, including:

  • Allied Health staff
  • Emergency Department care
  • Medical staff
  • Nursing staff
  • Sophisticated diagnostics

Referring to stroke service

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

Our Find a Doctor directory allows you to contact an Epworth accredited specialist for your GP to refer you to.

A referral from your GP, a Specialist or other health professional is required to access most Epworth services and some can be called directly by the patient including our Allied Health Clinic, GP Clinic, Men’s Health Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons as well as our Breast Services, Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group and Epworth HealthCheck.

Read more: For GPs - Connecting GPs with Epworth.

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Stroke service at Epworth Richmond

Stroke Service

Phone: 03 9426 8542

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Epworth Richmond

  • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Emergency Department is open 24 hours
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