Thousands of lives ‘at risk’ because nearly HALF of NHS hospitals are low of stroke specialists – Daily Mail

Thousands of lives are potentially at risk because nearly half of NHS hospitals are running low of specialist stroke consultants (stock photo)

Thousands of lives are potentially at risk because half of NHS hospitals are running low of specialist stroke doctors, experts warn.

Stroke – caused by a block of blood flow to the brain, normally through a blood clot – is the fourth biggest killer in the UK.

But stroke consultant positions are at a ‘worryingly low level’, a scathing report from a leading charity has warned.

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