Stroke Care and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
IF YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A STROKE PLEASE DIAL 999
12pm (mid-day) to 8pm.
We would ask that if you are visiting during mealtimes, please either bring your meal to eat together or allow the patient to eat undisturbed. There may be times when visiting is restricted due to therapy, treatment or requirement to rest due to post stroke fatigue. Please do not be offended if this occurs it is to ensure maximum recovery from stroke.
Ward 7: +44 1624 650027
Senior Sister: +44 1624 650065
The hospital provides hyper acute, acute, rehabilitation, and follow up services for those people diagnosed with, or require assessment for stroke or TIA (transient ischaemic attack).
You may be refered too any of the following outpatient clinics:
Ward 7 is the combined stroke unit. Whilst you are an inpatient on Ward 7 you will have access to:
- the consultant and his team of doctors
- nurses (including the stroke nurse)
- occupational therapists
- speech and language therapists
The ward provides comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for people diagnosed with or suspected of having a stroke.
There is a weekly team meeting which discusses your progress and develops an action plan for your future therapy and treatment.
The ward aims to make your stay and discharge as effective as possible, if you have any concerns or queries during your stay please do not hesitate to speak to any member of the team. We hope to ensure you are fully included in all your care and discharge decisions and actively encourage carer and family participation in the process.
For further discharge information please see our 'Your discharge from Nobles Hospital' page.
Additional support services
- Orthoptist who visits the island twice a week
- Social services
- Benefits advice
- Community physiotherapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech and Language therapy
The stroke service at the hospital works very closely with patients, caregivers, their local representative body, The Manx Stroke Foundation the Isle of Man branch of the Stroke Association and Brush Strokes Art Group.