The 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference takes place at The International Centre, Telford, from 4 – 6 December 2018.
Our Call For Abstracts is now open, submit before 13 June 2018 to showcase your research results or service delivery to over 1400 stroke care professionals.
Our Conference Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus for the 2018 conference is also available now.
The conference will feature:
• Over 20 main conference sessions, each focused on a different aspect of stroke care
• Over 110 expert speakers and researchers giving talks on the latest research updates and service improvements
• Over 60 exhibition stands to showcase new innovations and industry developments
• Over 180 research posters including ongoing trials
• Practical workshops
• Debate sessions
• Stroke survivors sharing their experiences
• Meetings for the latest trial updates
• CPD contribution
• Networking opportunities - drinks reception and fabulous conference dinner.
Why people attend UKSF
The UKSF conference gives attendees the opportunity to:
- gain relevant accredited professional training
- find out the latest research and service developments
- learn about new innovations and services in the exhibition
- network with colleagues from across the entire care pathway
- showcase their work by submitting an abstract for presentation at the event.
There are people from all roles in stroke care who attend the forum and some of those people have told us what attending UKSF has done for them.
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The following sessions took place at the UK Stroke Forum Conference 2017
Tuesday 28 November
- Debate: This house believes that machines have NO part to play in therapy (video)
- I've never felt tired like this before - Professor Avril Drummond
- Evidence-based update for stroke physicians - Dr Ajay Bhalla
- Is it a stroke? Identification scores in practice - Dr Matthew Rudd
- Relationship changes after stroke: psychological tips for the whole team - Dr Posy Knights and Dr Tabatha Kon
Wednesday 29 November
- Centralising stroke services in Greater Manchester - lessons learnt - Sarah Rickard
- Opening Plenary: NHS England update on the future of stroke care (via pre-recorded video) - Professor Sir Bruce Keogh (Medical Director for NHS England)
- Challenges for implementation of 'new' protocols in acute stroke care - Professor Maree Hackett
- Psychological Adjustment after stroke - Professor Reg Morris
- Which aspects of early dysphagia assessment and management reduce aspiration - Professor Sue Pownall
Thursday 30 November
- Stroke-associated pneumonia: aetiology and diagnostic challenges - Professor Craig Smith
- Seeing solutions after stoke: Durham reading and exploration (DREX) training - Dr Stephen Dunne