The Northern Ireland Stroke Conference took place on Tuesday 13 June 2017. There were:

  • 270+ attendees over one day
  • Six conference sessions, each focused on a different aspect of stroke care
  • Over 20 expert speakers and researchers giving talks on the latest research updates and service improvements
  • Over 20 exhibition stands showcasing the latest innovations and industry developments
  • Over 25 research posters
  • Updates from policy makers
  • Stroke survivors sharing their experience.

See what delegates and speakers have said about the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference on Twitter: @ukstrokeforum  #NISC17

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“The event is a great opportunity to find out more about the latest research and clinical developments in the management of stroke, and a fantastic forum for networking with other interested colleagues”
Professor Suzanne McDonough

What happened at the 2017 Northern Ireland Stroke Conference

Reshaping Stroke Services in Northern Ireland Pre-Consultation - on Tuesday 13 June 2017, at the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference, a major public conversation in relation to reshaping stroke services across Northern Ireland was launched. You can view a video animation about why proposals are being made to Reshape Stroke Services in Northern Ireland.

Press coverage - There were several media outlets who covered the launch of the pre-consultation at the conference, including:

See the photo highlights from the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference.

Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2017 presentations

Plenary 1 

Advancing the Stroke Pathway in Northern Ireland

Parallel 1A                                                                                                            

Management of Cardioembolic Stroke

Parallel 1B                                

Physical and Psychosexual Effects after Stroke 

Plenary 2

Reading between the guidelines

Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2018

The registration information for the 2018 Northern Ireland Stroke Conference will be available soon.

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"As Northern Ireland considers radical reconfiguration of stroke services the NI Stroke Conference provides a fantastic local forum to hear and discuss with a variety of experts the latest evidence on all aspects of stroke care delivery."
Dr James Kelly (Consultant Physician)