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Rachel Peake is a Stroke Care Coordinator based at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital. Her job involves educating local GPs and staff at Telestroke spoke sites to enable rapid access to stroke treatment and investigation.

In this video Rachel reflects on the benefits of collaboration between local staff, neurologists and the statewide Telestroke team. She talks about the hybrid model of care that provides a 24-hour service, how to recognise the signs of stroke and the need for urgent assistance, diagnosis and treatment.

"Telestroke has increased access for our rural or remote patients to expert stroke care and assessment.""

Rachel Peake
Current as at: Tuesday 20 December 2022
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