Irish National Audit of Stroke

The Irish National Audit of Stroke (INAS) is a clinicaly led quality audit which measures the quality of stroke care, as well as the structure of stroke services, provided to patients in all hospitals that admit acute stroke patients. Activity within the participating hospitals is measured against evidence based standards to help improve the standard of acute stroke care within Hospital Groups across the country.

Objectives Benefits

Key Findings

The INAS reports on patients aged 17 years and over who were treated in public hospitals that provide acute stroke care and that admit more than 25 stroke cases annually. In 2019, the audit evaluated data on 4,275 individuals.

2019 Report