Health news: Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes

With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi’s Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.

A statement from the hospital chain said its helpline number 1800-200-3060 can be accessed from both mobiles and landlines in Delhi and the NCR.

“The goal is to get the stroke victim to a hospital as quickly as possible to confirm the diagnosis because every minute is important. FEHI has a dedicated expert team 24*7 – a neurologist, a neuro-surgeon, emergency room, critical care, a cardiologist and radiologist – to provide comprehensive stroke treatment,” a statement from the hospital said.

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