Our working age stroke support group in Ashford offers a friendly, informal environment for peer support. We discuss and share ideas for moving forward after being affected by stroke. Our volunteers always welcome new members and offer vital support to our group.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 took place between 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The third day of ESOC featured new research which identified how to improve stroke care worldwide – from simple measures in low to middle-income countries, through to refinement of advanced techniques for acute and preventative stroke treatments.
On Sunday 23 September join thousands of runners taking to the streets of Bristol for the SimplyHealth Great Bristol Half Marathon 2018. This is the perfect autumn half marathon for those looking for a run with a view as you head past the iconic Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge.
The second day of ESOC highlighted the value of collaborations between professional societies and patient representatives for the advancement of stroke care. It saw the launch of the Stroke Action for Europe (2018-2030), a major collaborative initiative between the principal professional and patient organisations setting ambitious targets for stroke care over the next decade.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 is currently on from 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The first day of ESOC included some truly inspiring scientific sessions, including the WAKE-UP trial, RIGHT-2 trial and CROMIS-2 trials.
As a Policy and Influencing Reference Group Supporter, you will take part Skypeype calls and email communications to help us shape the campaigns we are involved in, ensuring that we reflect the concerns and priorities of stroke survivors and their families.
The CROMIS-2 study investigated whether signs of small brain bleeds on routine brain scans can help us understand which ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of a bleed in the brain when on anticoagulant ‘blood thinning’ drugs.
Published in the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM), a new review of the existing research sheds light on how frequently patients with a stroke mimic condition present for emergency care as having a stroke.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke.
If you have had a stroke and are of working age, SWAGS offers peer support, information, and help with problems in an informal, friendly setting. New members always welcome. The group meets on the second Friday of every month.