Discharge
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.
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Childhood Stroke Project
Type: Research
The Childhood Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
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Communication tools for your patients
Accessible information and communication tools which can help your patients communicate with confidence in hospital, at home and in the community.
RITeS: Can AI help with stroke diagnosis?
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The researchers test an AI software to understand if it should be used for diagnosis of stroke in hospitals.
Finding new and improved treatments for stroke
Type: Research
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.
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Can we improve ambulance services to get more stroke patients the emergency care they need?
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Dr McClelland will work with paramedics to improve emergency treatment for stroke by finding new ways to support a better response on the scene, and how paramedics’ can communicate with hospitals.
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Caring for a stroke survivor
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
Stroke survivors speak up on swallow tests after stroke
Type: Research
Five stroke survivors with swallowing difficulties were interviewed, including family members who have a role in looking after them. They were asked about their experience in hospital, as well as their opinions on and feelings about their swallowing difficulties after stroke.
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New paramedic test to speed up treatment of large artery stroke
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The aim of this programme is to develop and test a new care pathway for paramedics to recognise the patients who are likely to have a large artery blockage, so that this group can be taken directly to the thrombectomy hospital.
Building friendships remotely
Type: News
Garry Rees, from Tredegar, Wales spent Christmas in hospital, after he had a stroke caused by a bleed in his brain in December 2019. After three months of gradual progress, the coronavirus pandemic brought Garry’s rehabilitation to an abrupt halt.
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