The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
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The UK Stroke Assembly North has been kindly sponsored by Irwin Mitchell, Omron and Dorset Orthopaedic.
- Date: Monday 4 June – Tuesday 5 June 2018
- Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport
- Time: 2pm on Monday to 4pm on Tuesday
The interactive and inspiring conference includes talks, workshops, an exhibition, gala dinner and much more. There will be four plenary talks and a number of workshops delivered by stroke survivors and stroke professionals.
You do not have to attend all the talks. There will be plenty of time to rest, meet other stroke survivors and to visit the exhibition.
With you in mind
We know that attending a conference might not be easy or something that you have done before. We have carefully chosen a venue that is accessible to suit your needs. Stroke survivors have been involved throughout the planning of the event and in the programme design.
Thanks to the support of the Stroke Association, ticket prices are kept as low as possible. However, if you need help covering the cost of tickets or travel, please contact us for more information about bursaries.
The Radisson Blu Hotel is stylish and modern. It has spacious conference rooms with natural daylight and good accessible facilities that are suited to this event. It is conveniently located at Manchester Airport or close to junction 6 on the M56.
You can read more about the venue on the Radisson Blu Hotel website.
The venue is fully accessible to wheelchair and scooter users. If you find walking tiring then we suggest you bring your mobility aid with you as this is an all-day event that takes place across multiple rooms.
Accommodation on Monday night is included in your ticket price. Please contact us if you wish to book an additional night of accommodation.
All rooms are ensuite with a shower over a bath. Twin rooms are available upon request.
There are a limited number of fully accessible bedrooms with wet room bathrooms so please only ask for a fully accessible bedroom if a standard room would not meet your needs. If you have requested an accessible room we will contact you to discuss how best we can support you.
Please contact us if you have any questions about accommodation.
Stroke survivor/carer/family – Full rate (until 14 May)
- Two-day residential ticket: £75
- One day ticket: £40
Professional / staff
- Two-day residential ticket: £200
- One day ticket: £100
Residential tickets include:
- all talks and workshops
- access to the exhibition
- refreshments throughout
- three-course dinner on day one, breakfast and lunch on day two
- overnight accommodation.
Inflammation is an important defence mechanism that the body uses in response to injury or infection. However, it can also be highly damaging to the brain directly after stroke. This study will investigate whether adult stem cells can be transformed and used to reduce inflammation in the brain after stroke, and promote recovey.
Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is a type of stroke, which is caused by bleeding in the brain, ultimately leading to brain damage, disability and often death. We currently know very little about the biological changes that occur in the brain after intracerebral haemorrhage. This research on ICH will use zebrafish models so that we can gain a much better understanding of how cells of the brain respond to the bleeding and if there are ways that we can stop the damage caused.
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ulrike Hammerbeck (TSA PDF 2015-02)
TSA LECT 2015/01 - Dr Audrey Bowen, University of Manchester
Comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke
Junior Research Training Fellowship