28 June 2021 | News
The neurology and brain stroke team at Fortis Noida, led by Dr Jyoti Bala Sharma has treated over 100 stroke patients in the first quarter of 2021
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Fortis Hospital Noida has been awarded the WSO Angles Award (diamond category) by the World Stroke Organization for the Best Management of Brain Stroke Patients. The neurology and brain stroke team at Fortis Noida, led by Dr Jyoti Bala Sharma has treated over 100 stroke patients in the first quarter of 2021 (despite the challenges posed by the pandemic), showcasing seamless coordination and timely intervention which are key in preventing long term damage among stroke patients.
Dr Sharma, Director -Neurology, Fortis Hospital Noida said, “We are one of the first hospitals in Noida to have started an acute stroke thrombolysis programme and have around 16 years of experience behind us. In the past year, we have faced many operational and logistical challenges due to the pandemic. We realigned ourselves to the new safety protocols, worked in rotation as several staff members were on dedicated COVID duty, spent long hours in PPE suits to ensure patient safety and responded in a timely and efficient manner, treating ever,y stroke patient who came to us."
Mohit Singh, Head - SBU, Fortis Hospital Noida said, “It is a matter of great honour to be awarded Diamond status for brain stroke management by World Stroke Organisation. The achievement has been a milestone in our journey and our doctors have been relentlessly working towards providing the best services to the patients."
The ‘WSO Angels Awards’ are conferred quarterly and aim to provide practical support to improve stroke care globally, recognise and promote best practice in stroke care and share key learning around the implementation of quality stroke care. The award (consisting of a gold, platinum, and diamond category) recognises hospitals that have demonstrated a clear commitment to quality stroke care and have established cultures and systems to support continuous improvement.