INAS Objectives

INAS collects high quality data for purpose of healthcare quality improvement including clinical care and service organisation.

1. To maintain a database of all in-patients with a stroke in Ireland to drive continuous quality improvement to deliver the best patient outcomes.

2. Support the collection of high quality data on in-patient strokes in Ireland to permit local and national reporting of outcomes.

3. Disseminate the outputs from the data in a timely manner to all relevant stakeholders.

4. Benchmark stroke care and outcomes against national and international standards.

5. Support / promote use of stroke data for quality improvement initiatives at local and national level.

6. Provide data to support and inform National Policy for stroke and related conditions.