The Professional Excellence award recognises exceptional service in the provision of stroke care and prevention. This year you can choose this year’s Life After Stroke Award’s winner from a selection of 5 short listed nominees, download their nomination and read how they are changing stroke survivor’s lives for the better.
Pain in the shoulder is a common problem after stroke. As well as causing distress through pain and lost sleep, it prevents rehabilitation of the arm and hand. This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
Made in collaboration with patients and staff, a goal-setting tool should be produced which is helpful to use on stroke rehabilitation units.
Following a stroke, some patients and their relatives describe dissatisfaction with the information they receive about the patient’s outlook for recovery. The outcome of this study should be an intervention for stroke unit staff, which can help them better address the issue.
Sas Freeman tells us how volunteering allows her to benefit others through her own experience.
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.
For many stroke survivors getting their life back on track means overcoming life changing disabilities and emotional difficulties. We support stroke survivors to regain their independence.
Our Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research. Wednesday 2 May 2018.
How we take part in EU funded research, details of current projects and how you can join us.