DoH proposals to help reduce the number of strokes in England have been criticised by leading cardiovascular GPs.
The DoH recommends that statin therapy should be given to all patients at risk of a stroke and that warfarin should be given to patients with AF.
The proposals form part of a number of action plans set out in the DoH's 10-year national stroke strategy, which was announced last week.
The pounds 105 million strategy aims to speed up the emergency response to stroke, by improving access to MRI scans and raising awareness about symptoms and risk factors.
The strategy states that access to MRI scans will be provided for all …