Our proposals

This questionnaire asks for your views on the proposals set out in the Kent and Medway stroke services consultation. If you haven't already read the consultation document please go to www.kentandmedway.nhs.uk/stroke where you will find a full, summary and easy-read version of the consultation document. 

The public consultation runs from Friday 2 February until midnight on Friday 13 April.

Where a question mentions a document section or page number, it is referring to the full consultation document.

Please be aware, we are not able to respond to questions or complaints that are submitted as a consultation response, these  need to be sent to km.stroke@nhs.net.

* 1. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree or disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Don't know
1: There are convincing reasons to establish hyper acute stroke units in Kent & Medway.
(See sections 3 & 4 of  document)
2: There are convincing reasons to have 3 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.
(See page 24 of document)
3: Creating 3 hyper acute stroke units would improve quality of urgent stroke care for patients in Kent and Medway.
(See section 6 of document)
4: Creating 3 hyper acute stroke units would improve access to diagnosis and specialist treatment in the 72 hours following a stroke for patients in Kent and Medway.
(See section 6 of document)
5: There are convincing reasons to locate acute stroke units and TIA (‘mini stroke’) clinics on the same sites as hyper acute stroke units.
(See pages 24/25 of document)

* 2. Thinking about your response to the five statements for the previous question, do you have any comments to make on the potential advantages or disadvantages of the proposed changes to urgent stroke care services in Kent and Medway?

* 3. We have used five criteria to help us weigh up the pros and cons of potential
locations for hyper acute stroke units. We will continue to consider the criteria in our decision-making and would like your views on which are most important. Please rank the criteria in your order of importance, with one being the most important and five the least important.

* 4. Are there any other criteria you think we should consider in our decision-making?

* 5. Thinking about the criteria above, please rank the five shortlisted site options in order of preference, with one being your preferred option.

* 6. Please tell us a bit more about why you have given this ranking.

* 7. Should we consider any other ways for how we organise specialist urgent stroke services  in Kent and Medway, and/or where those services are located? 

* 8. When thinking about these proposals for stroke services in Kent and Medway, is there anything else you would like us to take into consideration, or any other comments that you would like to make?

* 9. Please indicate how happy you are with the way you have been consulted with about these proposals.

* 10. If you would like to comment on the way the consultation has been run, please add your comment here.

* 11. Where did you hear about this consultation?

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