July 3rd, 2019
July 2nd, 2019
Local stroke specialists are to begin a $6M programme aimed at preventing cognitive decline after stroke.
Problems with memory, language, thinking and judgment affect up to a third of people who’ve had a stroke within five years and this can have a major impact on their quality of life. It’s a top priority for stroke research and now experts worldwide will work together in a new network called Stroke-IMPaCT (Stroke – Immune Mediated Pathways and Cognitive Trajectories). (more…)
June 11th, 2019
The network has been involved in the “DEcisions in health Care to Introduce or Diffuse innovations using Evidence” (DECIDE) study, led by researchers at the University of Manchester and University College London. (more…)
May 30th, 2019
The 5th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2019) was held last week in Milan, Italy between the 22-24 May.
More than 5,650 participants from almost 100 different countries attended and found the scientific programme both stimulating and enriching.
We have summarised some of the key results from the trials presented below.
May 8th, 2019
The New Statesman has published an article outlining the aspirations for stroke in the NHS England Long Term Plan. It covers how the surgical procedure thrombectomy will be expanded in England, and how new networks will help implement the changes needed to save 1,000 lives a year. We already have an organisation that does this of course!
You can view the article here
April 24th, 2019
On Friday 26th April, the Stroke Association are launching their first ever TV-led marketing campaign, Rebuilding Lives. This essential investment is a key part of their new strategy. It’ll help to raise the profile of stroke and its impact, and awareness of the charity, so they can reach more people who need help, and receive the support needed to do this. (more…)