UK Stroke Forum 2020

UK Stroke Forum is the UK's largest multidisciplinary conference for stroke care professionals.

We are delighted to announce that this year’s UK Stroke Forum will take place virtually - between 7-9 December 2020.

Information on abstracts, registration and the programme will be released in the coming weeks.

Conference details

At this year’s UK Stroke Forum Conference you can expect to see more of the sessions that you’ve told us you want and that will connect you with the latest in stroke care. These will include:

  • Vision along the pathway.
  • Inflammation and stroke: from bench to bedside.
  • Emergency response and pre-hospital.
  • A rush of blood to the head: an update on intracerebral haemorrhage.
  • Selection and management of hyperacute recanalization therapy: time to wake up!
  • Sensory impairments, their effect and treatment.
  • Spasticity management.
  • Management and screening of atrial fibrillation.
  • Frailty.
  • Cognition- from assessment to management.
  • Caring for carers.
  • Reading more into aphasia.
  • Engagement in valued activities (occupations) after stroke.


The following 2019 programme documents are available below. Come back soon for more information about the 2020 programme.

You can also take a look at our training day workshop schedule for sessions that took place on Tuesday 3 December 2019.

Poster Information

Posters should be prepared no larger than A0 in size, in landscape format. Fixing material will be supplied which is adequate for laminated posters.


An exhibition will be held to complement the programme and provide opportunities for companies to showcase their services. 

Exhibitors will be located in the main hall alongside posters and catering, ensuring maximum footfall. Please see the updated floor plan here.

Need accommodation?

In conjunction with our partners, Reservation Highway, we have a number of specially discounted hotel rooms for delegates of the UK Stroke Forum Conference. You can see the full list of hotels and room rates online. Alternatively, you can download the list and enquire via email.

Got a question?

Check out our frequently asked questions and find out if we've already answered your query about the conference. You can also read our Terms and Conditions for the event.


This meeting is endorsed by the European Stroke Organisation. It is open to all who are interested in cerebrovascular diseases.

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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.

What the conference includes

Attendees will benefit from: 

  • 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 300 research posters including ongoing trials.
  • Practical workshops.
  • Debate sessions.
  • Stroke survivors sharing their experiences.
  • Meetings for the latest trial updates.
  • CPD contribution.
  • Networking opportunities at a drinks reception and fabulous conference dinner.

See details of our past edition awards and prizes

Our Educational Partnerships

We are delighted to have The British Journal of Primary Care Nursing and The Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal as the Educational Partners for this year's UK Stroke Forum Conference.

This year, they will again be running their Issues and Answers conference, the UK's leading primary care conference. Over 2 days, the conference features practical advice, case study examples, reviews of NICE guidelines and much more. The first 200 delegates to register will secure a free place.

UK Stroke Forum 2018

The 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference took place at The International Centre, Telford, from 4 – 6 December 2018.

This three-day multidisciplinary conference brought together over 110 expert speakers and researchers, all committed to improving stroke care.

The conference proves to be a huge success each year with 99% of attendees saying they would recommend it to others. 

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