Research shows that group singing can help stroke recovery, and raised questions like ‘what makes a successful singing support group?’
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
The annual Edinburgh Stroke Winter School aims to help new or aspiring stroke academics develop answerable research questions. Applications are encouraged from all specialities relevant to patients with stroke, including medicine and the allied health professions.
This year’s Winter School was attended by 21 trainees from across 11 countries. They took part in a jam-packed programme delivered by a wide range of experts in the field of stroke research, publication and communication.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
Researchers from City, University of London have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story, and improve their ability to carry out everyday conversation following a stroke.
We’re supporting the second annual UK Stroke Research Workshop, organised under the auspices of the NIHR CRN Stroke Speciality. This exciting event is taking place across Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September, within the beautiful surroundings of Clare College, University of Cambridge.
Depression affects about one third of stroke survivors and the Stroke Association would again like to support MQ in promoting this important survey.
The choir of stroke survivors from Cwmbran, New Inn and Newport celebrated Christmas with their successful, first-ever concert on Monday 14 December.