UK Stroke Forum 2016 took place from Monday to Wednesday (28-30 November) at the ACC in Liverpool. UK Stroke Forum is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1400 delegates from across the stroke care pathway.
We have several partner organisations which we co-fund research with, as well as other organisations we work with to increase the focus on stroke research.
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
Difficulties with language and communication after stroke can be amongst the hardest effects for people affected by stroke to recover from, cope with and adapt to. This project will explore whether more intensive treatment programmes could be helpful for supporting stroke survivors and their families in the UK.
On Wednesday, a prestigious seminar was held at Northwick Park Hospital, London.
A major new national research programme using robot assisted training to help NHS stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm, has been officially launched in the North East.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
Setting movement goals can help you focus and keep track of your progress.
Delegates at the 2019 UK Stroke Assembly events in Northern Ireland and East Midlands told us the key messages they want stroke professionals to be aware of.