Stroke Nurse consultant at Frimley park Hospital
Ailsa’s nursing career has included working in neuro surgery, neuro rehabilitation, ward manger of a stroke unit, a thrombolysis specialist nurse, and now an advanced practitioner. In her current role she provides clinical assessment and diagnosis across the whole stroke and Tia pathway from ED to out-patients clinic. The role involves supporting the patients and their families/carers during this time as well as being involved in the strategic planning of the local stroke pathway, advancing services and implementing evidence based care as well as providing education to pre and post registration nurses at her local university. Ailsa’s interests are in acute management of stroke care, medication assessments and support post stroke and continence care.