UK Stroke Forum

When and where is the 2018 Conference?

The conference will take place from 4-6 December 2018 at International Centre, Telford, TF3 4JH

For details on how to get to International Centre, Telford please visit their website.

UKSF 2017 in Numbers

Who puts the conference programme together?

The UK Stroke Forum Steering Group members shape and direct the activities of the Forum, and meet approximately three times a year.

It's the Conference Scientific Programme Committee’s role is to develop the programme and content of the annual conference.

How can I register for the conference?

Registration for the 2018 UK Stroke Forum Conference will be open in early July.

How much does it cost to attend the 2018 conference?

Rates are variable based on membership status and profession. Earlybird rates are available for all categories.

View full conference rates.

Are day delegate rates available?

We do not offer one day rates for the UKSF Conference.

There is a one day rate available for those accessing the GP and social care streams ONLY

View full delegate rates for more information.

What does the fee include?

A full delegate pass includes admission to one of three training streams available on Tuesday 4 December, admission to the main conference 5-6 December and also includes refreshments, lunches and all conference materials.

The main conference 5-6 December includes three plenary sessions and over twenty unique parallel sessions focused on different aspects of stroke care. Conference delegates also have access to the exhibition featuring poster tours, outcomes and networking hub and much more.

Delegate fees do not include accommodation or tickets for the Conference Dinner which needs to be booked separately.

How do I qualify for discounted registration fees?

Discounted registration fees are available for any healthcare professional who is a member of a UK Stroke Forum coalition organisation. For example, if you're a member of The British Association of Stroke Physicians or the National Stroke Nursing Forum you will qualify. Discounted fees are also available for employees, members and associates of coalition organisations which you can find on our main conference page.

What happens if I need to cancel or check terms and conditions?

If I am selected to present an abstract, which category of delegate fee am I entitled to?

All successful abstract applicants will be notified in August, to ensure all selected authors can register before the early bird deadline. Please note that the normal delegate rates apply. We regret that we are unable to cover expenses for authors selected to present abstracts or posters.

Are there any social events?

Social events for the 2018 UKSF conference will be announced later this year.

How do I book accommodation in Telford?

We have negotiated some excellent accommodation rates. To take advantage, book your accommodation online via our agent, Reservation Highway. These rates will be released closer to the time. 

Can my organisation become a member of the UK Stroke Forum?

We are always keen to hear from organisations that share in our aim to improve stroke care, by promoting multidisciplinary stroke research and education amongst healthcare professionals. If you would like to inform us of your organisation’s interest in joining the coalition, please contact

Can I become a member of the UK Stroke Forum?

The UK Stroke Forum does not offer membership to individuals but encourages them to become a member of one of the coalition organisations. Depending on your interests or professional background, membership is currently available with a number of coalition organisations - a list of UK Stroke Forum coalition organisations can be found on our website.

By becoming a member of any of the coalition organisations, not only will you receive their standard membership benefits but you will be entitled to discounted rates for the annual UK Stroke Forum Conference.

How can I help promote the UK Stroke Forum to my colleagues and wider networks?

You can use our promotional toolkit where you can find leaflets, power-point slides, web banners and much more.

What sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are there?

A variety of sponsorship and exhibition packages are available. See our comprehensive prospectus to find out more. 

Our booking form is availabe here.

You can also see our prospectus for opportunities at our Northern Ireland Stroke Conference and book now.

Contact: Carly Razell, our dedicated Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager at the Stroke Association or call 0207 566 1547.

The UKSF Team

Sammy Connell, UK Stroke Forum Relationship and Business Manager - Sammy leads the UKSF team. She manages the coalition, together with all of the committees, governance, finances and business development. 

Tracy Johnson, UK Stroke Forum Conference Manager - Tracy looks after the ‘nitty-gritty’ logistics side of the conference to ensure smooth delivery. She is also leading on abstracts,  marketing and web content.

Jenna Bennett, UK Stroke Forum Event Administrator - Jenna shifts an incredible amount of paper! Jenna is also our 'go-to' for queries regarding the registration system. She's particularly involved in our social media feeds and supporting Sammy with the committees and speaker liaison. 

Jenny Cherry, UK Stroke Forum Administrator (Finance) - Jenny is the person to contact with any financial queries you might have. Jenny supports the team on a part-time basis. 

Contact details for the team are:

We are supported by Carly Razell, our dedicated Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager.
Contact Carly on 0207 566 1547 or

We are supported through the Abstract process by Bernadett Tildy, Stroke Association Research Officer.  Contact Bernadett on 0207 566 1543 or