Update regarding the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2021
Over the last year, the NIMAST and the NISC Committee have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation. With hospitals continuing to operate at high response levels to fight the pandemic and being mindful to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we do not believe it would be timely or responsible to proceed with planning a conference for 2021.
We have therefore made the sad decision not to hold the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference in June 2021. We will update this page again shortly.
You can continue to access the latest developments in stroke care and research and pursue your own learning and development by accessing the virtual UK Stroke Forum 2020 event. For a small registration fee, you'll be able to access a full programme of on-demand content until the end of November 2021.
Other stroke professional events
For information about future events and local training in NI visit the website of NIMAST - Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Association for Stroke Teams. Or find out about the Stroke Bootcamp 14-18 June 2021, a free virtual programme of specialist training and development activities for Allied Health Professionals in NI and ROI.
The Northern Ireland Stroke Conference is organised in partnership between the Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Association for Stroke Teams (NIMAST) and the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF).
This is a multi-disciplinary conference aimed at those from across the stroke pathway to learn the latest research and service developments in stroke care.
At the next Northern Ireland Stroke Conference, you can:
- Be part of the debate with key players to shape the Northern Ireland stroke agenda.
- Gain an MDT perspective and network with colleagues from across the whole stroke care pathway.
- Find out about the latest industry developments and innovations.
- Showcase your work by providing an abstract for a poster or oral presentation.
- Gain relevant accredited professional training.
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There are a number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference. Exhibiting at this event will offer a unique opportunity to meet with stroke specialists in one place, whilst raising your organisation's profile and generating new business opportunities.
If you're interested in being part of a future event as an exhibitor or a sponsor, please call 02075 660300 and ask for the Corporate Partnerships team, or email email@example.com.
See below for further details on the conference last year, or visit UK Stroke Forum for further details about how these conferences are organised.
Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2019
On Tuesday, 11 June 2019, over 200 healthcare professionals gathered together to learn the latest updates in stroke research and service development.
Parallel 2B: Person-centred practice, compassion and palliative care (kindly sponsored by Daiichi-Sankyo).
- Palliative care for stroke – what is it and do we need it? - Professor Gillian Mead.
- End of life care, the options - Marie Donnelly.
Plenary 2: Envisaging the future.
- The fundamentals of acute stroke nursing and the Stroke-Specific Education Framework - Professor Dame Caroline Watkins.
- Stroke Rehabilitation: The best is yet to come - Professor Avril Drummond.
Oral Abstract Presentation: Karen Adams – Outcomes after thrombectomy for basilar artery thrombosis in Belfast: A single centre experience.
Best Poster: Wendy Clarke - SIAXI: Efficacy and safety of incobotulinumtoxinA for the treatment of sialorrhea in Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurological conditions: Results of a Phase III, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind Study.