The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care. Earlier this year Professor Watkins was recognised with a Special Recognition Life After Stroke Award by the Stroke Association for her contribution to improving the lives of stroke survivors through better stroke care and research.
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
A new study suggests there are significant inequalities in the provision of vision care to stroke survivors in the UK, and further work is required to ensure effective care.
Published online (ahead of print) in the journal Disability and Rehabilitation, a new study suggests that improved stroke and vision care can be provided in the UK, and at relatively little cost.
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke.
First results from the AVERT, early rehabilitation trial were unveiled at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESO) today.
Since 1995 the South London Stroke Register has used stroke data to help to save lives. Find out more.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD. This project will bring together a multidisciplinary team to better understand apathy after SVD, and potential treatments.
Comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke