The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are currently welcoming applications from people who would like to join the groups that develop Quality Standards.
Launched today, an NIHR review of research evidence into the organisation and quality of stroke service is available to download from the NIHR website.
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Published today, the AMRC have launched a new booklet outling highlighting how vital health information is to enable researchers to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and improve care.
Depression is known to increase the risk of heart disease and some studies have suggested it may also increase the risk of stroke. It is estimated that 33% of stroke survivors suffer depression, although little is known about it.
A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial – UK (AVERT)
Trial of an electrical stimulation device for recovery of upper limb function in chronic stroke patients
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.
Junior Research Training Fellowship