To start a first certification process please download the following documents and send the application form to the SFCNS certification office.
The certification process will be implemented in collaboration with sanaCERT suisse.
Application form (German and French)
Concept (Version 20.03.2013)
Beginning January 1, 2022, there will be a new version of the Stroke Unit and Stroke Center Certification Regulations. Accordingly, new quality criteria for the certification of stroke units and stroke centers have been developed, which will also be valid as of January 1, 2022. The documents can be downloaded below.
Documents required for the process
Guidelines in German for Certification (Version V_18-11-2021) Guidelines in French (Version V_18-11-2021)* --valid as of 01.01.2022
Annex I :
Criteria in German to be fulfilled by Stroke Centers (Version 18-11-2021) --valid as of 01.01.2022
Criteria in German to be fulfilled by Stroke Units (Version 18-11-2021) --valid as of 01.01.2022
Clarifications for Peers (Version 30.10.2014)
*The Criteria and Guidelines Version 18-11-2021 are being translated and will be published in French and Italian (Stroke Centers) as soon as possible.
Annex II :
Annex III & IV:
Annex V :
Theresa Stiefvater, Office Manager Certifications
Phone +41 (0) 61 561 53 53