September 6th, 2016
BASIC will be holding an open day on the 14th September to demonstrate how virtual reality can help aid recovery from brain injuries such as stroke.
No appointment is needed, just drop in at: 554 Eccles New Road, Salford M5 5AP
August 31st, 2016
The SSNAP team have analysed over 70,000 records from 199 stroke units and have published research showing there is weekly variation by time and day of admission in delivery of stroke care, but that the weekend effect is an over simplification.
You can read the Lancet article here.
August 17th, 2016
Stroke researchers are to test a new treatment that could help patients with swallowing problems (dysphagia) related to stroke. Up to 50 per cent of patients with acute stroke develop dysphagia, which can have devastating consequences and even be fatal. (more…)
July 4th, 2016
The Stroke Association would like to invite you to join them to meet artist and stroke survivor Mark Ware and to hear about his latest work ‘Reflecting Nature’ an exhibition bringing together art and science to explore how we respond to nature and artificial stimuli. (more…)
June 28th, 2016
The National Stroke Nursing Forum (NSNF) is seeking regional members to join their steering committee.
UCLAN are in the process of major re-organisation of the NSNF this year, with one aspect being a regional focus for the NSNF members to have closer contact with the organisation. We are keen to get regional representation on the NSNF steering committee from the North West in the form of a regional lead and regional deputy. (more…)