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.
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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:
- Belfast Telegraph
- BBC Newsline
- BBC News
- BBC Good Morning Ulster
- Belfast Live
- BBC Evening Extra
- Irish News
See the photo highlights from the Northern Ireland Stroke Conference.
Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2017 presentations
Advancing the Stroke Pathway in Northern Ireland
- Centralising to a seven day acute stroke service in Greater Manchester – lessons learnt: Sarah Rickard (Manager, Greater Manchester Stroke Operational Delivery Network) and Dr Jane Molloy (Consultant Neurologist, Greater Manchester Stroke ODN).
Management of Cardioembolic Stroke
- DOACs – the story so far: Dr Gary Benson (Consultant Haematologist, Belfast City hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust)
Physical and Psychosexual Effects after Stroke
- Enabling people after stroke to retain intimate relationships Dr Neal Cook (Reader, School of Nursing, Ulster University)
- Post-stroke upper limb rehabilitation – next steps: Dr Nick Ward (Reader in Clinical Neurology & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience UCL Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery)
Reading between the guidelines
- Reading between the guidelines – acute stroke and TIA: Professor Peter Langhorne (Chair of UK Stroke Forum, Professor of Stroke Care, University of GlasgowRCPCH
- Clinical Guideline, Stroke in Childhood: An evidence-based guideline for diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation: Dr Neil Baldwin (Consultant Stroke Physician, Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation Trust)
Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2018
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