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Delegates at the 2018 UK Stroke Assembly events in Manchester and Essex told us the key messages they want stroke professionals to be aware of.
The Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Heart Disease and Stroke in the Scottish Parliament held an Inquiry into high blood pressure in Scotland. There are a set of recommendations in the report that will be published on Tuesday 22 January 2019.
Training and taking part in one of our Resolution Runs could reduce your risk of stroke by one fifth according to Tom Robinson, a leading Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Leicester.
This recent event, hosted jointly with the Stroke Association and Kaleidoscope Health & Care, brought together over 50 delegates from 10 sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and integrated care systems (ICSs) across England to initiate a new shared learning network of best practice across stroke care.
After a stroke some people have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). This can cause a serious chest infection known as Stroke Associated Pneumonia (SAP). Published in the journal Cerebrovascular Diseases, a new systematic review of the evidence sheds light on the issue.