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The Rapid Assessment Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) clinic runs daily (seven days a week). Where TIA is plausible diagnosis, patients can be referred to outpatient investigations at Basil Samuel Outpatients Department, National Hospital for Neurology.


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: Email

You can check for the nearest TIA unit using the London Stroke Unit Lookup tool.

If patient currently symptomatic:

  • Call 999. Do not give aspirin.

If patient not currently symptomatic, but high-risk TIA:

  • Call hyper-acute stroke unit (HASU) specialist registrar (SpR) 
    t: 07753 739286

If patient not currently symptomatic, but low-risk TIA: