A NEW four-bed acute stroke unit is opening at North Devon District Hospital today (Wednesday). The new two-bay unit features intensive monitoring facilities and will provide stroke patients with access to a multi-disciplinary team, including physiotherap

A NEW four-bed acute stroke unit is opening at North Devon District Hospital today (Wednesday).The new two-bay unit features intensive monitoring facilities and will provide stroke patients with access to a multi-disciplinary team, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians, speech therapists and specialist doctors.Stroke is one of the most common reasons for admission to hospital with more than 300 cases each year in North Devon.