Stroke Centers and Stroke Units
SFCNS coordinates the implementation of the stroke related decisions of the Swiss Conference of the Cantonal Ministers of Public Health i.e. the Schweizerische Gesundheitsdirektorenkonferenz GDK and its Decision Board HSM and its Scientific Committee HSM on Highly Specialized Medical Services.
According to the GDK Decision, stroke care in Switzerland will be reorganised into professional networks established by 8 dedicated stroke centers and 10-20 stroke units. These stroke centers and stroke units have been certified.
The SFCNS received the mandate to coordinate these certification processes in Switzerland.