Transient Ischaemic Attack Service

Add to CPD Start a discussion

A specialist service for people that are thought to have suffered a temporary or very mild stroke (called Transient Ischaemic Attack or TIA).

The service aims to see people ASAP (often within 24 -48 hours) after they had their symptoms in order to prevent further and potentially more serious events.


TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack) - Bryning Day Unit - Homerton – RQX

The Service above has been unpublished/ no longer available via e-RS.

If GPs would like to make a referral to the TIA service, please see guidance below:

Eligibility criteria


  • Patients aged 18 years and above who may have suffered a temporary or mild stoke
  • Likely Transient Ischemic Attack is sudden onset of focal neurologic deficit 

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form

Referral methods: e-Referrals

Low risk patients

Please refer low risk patients (BCD2 score of 3 or below, or who presents more than one week after the symptoms have resolved) via eRS, using specialty type geriatric medicine.



Referral methods: e-Referrals, EMIS form