Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships are for healthcare professionals in England to develop an application for a doctoral level (e.g. PhD) training Fellowship, and to develop the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for this type of funding. This award has been made to Jennifer Crow.
Stroke is one of the biggest killers in Wales and a leading cause of disability, with around 7,400 strokes occurring each year. There are nearly 67,000 stroke survivors living in Wales.
Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships are for healthcare professionals in England to develop an application for a doctoral level (e.g. PhD) training Fellowship, and to develop the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for this type of funding. This award has been made to Adrienne Cormican.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Today, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrate a partnership that will build on the excellence of stroke research in Scotland.
Our UK Lectureship awards are available to researchers across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. Our Joint Stroke Association & Health and Care Research Wales Lectureship Award is available to researchers in Wales only.
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.
At present it is not clear how best to organise NHS services so that patients can benefit from thrombectomy for stroke. The Institute of Heath Services, Newcastle University, has produced an online survey to understand the preferences of stroke survivors, their carers and the public on the future of stroke thrombectomy service organisation in the UK.
The Academy of Aphasia is an organization made up of researchers who study the language problems of people who have neurological diseases. Last week, Stroke Association funded researchers presented their exciting aphasia research at the Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting 2016, held 16-18th October in Llanduno, Wales.
To help plan the care of stroke survivors and their rehabilitation, health professionals usually use a scale called the Barthel Index (BI) to measure how well they can perform activites of daily living (ADLs).
On December 5, 2014, Emma Patchick one of our Postgaduate Fellows, published a research paper online in the medical journal, Health Expectations.