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Today our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Cheshire, part of a series of classes for professionals working in stroke. As part of each masterclass we invite leading stroke experts to host enlightening seminars on their specialist topic. These engaging speakers share their knowledge, skills and experience to aid delegates' professional development.
Launched today, an NIHR review of research evidence into the organisation and quality of stroke service is available to download from the NIHR website.
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study explores what self management after stroke means to stroke survivors and physiotherapists.
Although stroke survivors have reported fatigue as a problem, previous estimates of the numbers of people affected have varied greatly – from one-quarter to almost three-quarters of stroke survivors. Now, for the first time, a more accurate picture of the problem is being published in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, thanks to The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke (NotFAST) study, led by experts at The University of Nottingham.
Part of our research strategy, the psychological consequences of stroke is one of our three priority areas of unmet need in stroke research, and for which we’ve created our Priority Award Programme funding schemes.
Yesterday our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Stirling, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
As part of each masterclass we invite leading stroke experts to host enlightening seminars on their specialist topic. These engaging speakers share their knowledge, skills and experience to aid delegates' professional development.
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. Watch the highlights summary video from the ISC Programme Committee, and find out about the result of the international HeadPoST trial, and take homes from our International Development Officer, Sarah Belson.
Published in the journal, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, a new Stroke Association funded study suggests people who are in the chronic stages of stroke will improve their reaching accuracy at the speed at which they train their reaching movement.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) has launched a new £5m call for capital investment to support between two and five human tissue banks with linked data resources. Awards will be made to teams of academics working in close partnership with medical research charities.
The Stroke Association has launched a Wales-wide campaign aimed at reducing the number of strokes across the country.