Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Surrey hospital shares stroke care expertise with India

  • Comment

Specialist staff from a hospital trust in Surrey are to help set up the first ever stroke unit in India.

Stroke unit sister Usha Sagoo and clinical specialist in stroke rehabilitation, physiotherapist Michelle Green, from Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust, have just returned from India.

During their visit they passed on stroke care expertise at the Apollo Hospital, Ludhiana, following a visit from colleague and consultant physician Dr Bhaskar Mandal.

Dr Mandal had been asked for advice following the illness of a Sikh religious leader, His Holiness Satguru Ji, from the Punjab.

Following the week-long visit, the team have been asked to advise on setting up the first stroke rehabilitation unit in the Punjab and also the whole of India, which could be open in late autumn.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs