Dr. Evans Nyambega knows from his own experience the need for increased stroke awareness and prevention in Kenya.
Apathy has a major effect of quality of life for a SVD sufferer; we have shown that for the patient it is more important in determining quality of life than is disability, such as weakness, from the stroke itself.
We have appointed Stephen King as the charity’s new Chair Designate.
At our latest training day, we were delighted to welcome Professor Tony Rudd CBE, National Clinical Director for Stroke with NHS England. He talked to our lecturers about what he felt makes a good leader.
This research programme aims to understand how stroke survivors can be supported through the process of working towards their personal goals by working in collaboration with their community rehabilitation teams.
Our festive run down of all the amazing things we've been able to fund following our partnership with Royal Mail.
This project aims to find out if peer support can avert some of the adverse psychological consequences of aphasia, the language and communication disorder that affects about 15% of those who have a stroke.
Stroke Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is a multidisciplinary team intervention that clinical trials have shown reduces length of hospital stay and reduces risk of death and dependency. This research programme will investigate the impact of implementing ESD at scale and in real world conditions and investigate which models of ESD are effective in practice.
TSA LECT 2015/05 Dr Terence Quinn, University of Glasgow