Over 150 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended the inspirational event, sharing experiences with like-minded people, influencing decision makers and taking action on stroke. You can read about getting the user voice heard and also read the research highlights from the event.
Click below to view and download our talks and workshops.
Talks and workshops
- A year on: what’s happened since the UK Stroke Assembly 2016 – Juliet Bouverie
- Our story – inspirational talks from stroke survivors and carers
- Stroke and aphasia research: what’s hot in 2017 – Dr Fergus Doubal and Prof Jane Marshall
- What the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke means for you – Alex Hoffman and Robert Norbury
- The year ahead – Juliet Bouverie.
- Help shape the Stroke Association’s policy positions – Mark MacDonald
- Raising the profile of stroke and the Stroke Association – Jane Cryer
- What support is available in your area? – John Wilde and Doug Youngson
- Mental health, anxiety and depression – Kate Charles and Susan Fitton
- Fatigue after stroke: what research tells us – Prof Avril Drummond
- Managing finances after stroke – Tara Bold and Martin Booth
- Speaking out for stroke locally – Esmee Russell
- Campaigning for a national stroke strategy, one year on – David Bridson
- Improving support for carers – Elaine Roberts, Katy Rothwell, Dr Emma Patchick
The UK Stroke Assembly North 2017 was sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors and Dorset Orthopaedic.
Thank you to our sponsors and the following exhibitors for their support:
- Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
- Dorset Orthopaedic
- Royal College of Physicians
- Say Aphasia
- University of Central Lancashire – Allied Health Research Unit
- I Cycle Ltd
- Batherton Express Ltd
- See Beyond Stroke
- UK Stroke Forum Service User Reps.
The Reference Group organisations also held stands in the exhibition area.