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Better stroke care for Bay of Plenty residents
Posted: 15 Jan 2013 02:15 PM PST
Tony Ryall | Health
Health Minister Tony Ryall welcomes the news that a dedicated stroke unit is opening at Tauranga Hospital next week. “This is great news for the 300 Bay of Plenty residents who suffer from a stroke each year,” says Mr Ryall. “The unit will be led by a professor who specialises in stroke care and has been recruited by the district health board (DHB) from Britain. “Research shows a dedicated stroke unit prevents many people from having a more severe stroke and significantly improves a patient’s recovery after a stroke. ...