Speaker announcement – Professor Fiona Jones: The added value of self-management

Speaker announcement – Professor Fiona Jones: The added value of self-management

Join Professor Fiona Jones, one of three speakers at our first plenary on 11 March.

Fiona will share new ways of thinking about and building the evidence base on self-management using examples from research and clinical practice. The session will inspire participants to consider the potential of self-management support to deliver outcomes that matter most to people living with stroke.

The session will include a mix of presentations from eminent speakers and contributions from stroke survivors from across Europe.

Listen to Professor Fiona Jones talk about the importance of self-management and stroke and why you should join her at the first Life After Stroke plenary session on 11 March, 10.00-11.30 CET.

Find out more and book your place free bit.ly/33vv8lG

 

 

Speakers for the next European Life After Stroke series event confirmed

Speakers for the next European Life After Stroke series event confirmed

Professor Fiona Jones (England), Dr Lisa Kidd (Scotland) along with Professor Hanne Palleson and Mette Brandi (Denmark) will be sharing their research and insights on self-management. They will be joined by stroke survivor Scott Ballard-Ridley at our morning plenary session at our Life After Stroke event on 11 March 2022, 10.00 – 11.30 CET.

Understand the building blocks for how practitioners can develop good relationships with people with stroke.

Dr Lisa Kidd

Professor Jean-Marie Annoni (Switzerland) will be joined by stroke survivors for second plenary (15.00-16.30 CET), which focuses on overcoming communication barriers with stroke. They will share experiences and show that even without aphasia, communication failures are common and can result in confusion and distress.

We will discuss real life experiences of how families, friends and networks can adapt communication after stroke.

Professor Jean-Marie Annoni

 Register for your free place at bit.ly/33vv8lG 

 

Stroke Action Plan for Europe launches the Stroke Service Tracker

Stroke Action Plan for Europe launches the Stroke Service Tracker

The Stroke Service Tracker is a survey which will monitor the progress of quality of stroke care and outcomes. This will allow for comparisons among European countries.

The data will be provided by the Stroke Action Plan for Europe National Coordinators and their teams, and reflect the Stroke Action Plan for Europe key performance indicators, as well as basic clinical variables.

This is really exciting development, which will for the first time, reveal the status of stroke care and help us improve outcomes for those who have suffered a stroke across Europe.

Arlene Wilkie, Director General, Stroke Alliance for Europe

Based on anonymous data collected from 48 countries, the results will be published in 2022 and annually thereafter.

Visit https://actionplan.eso-stroke.org/ for further details.

 

 

Speakers for the next European Life After Stroke series event confirmed

Launched: European Life After Stroke Forum Series 2022

Our first free life after stroke online event of 2022 on Friday 11 March is now open for registration bit.ly/33vv8lG 

We are pleased to bring to you two exciting plenary sessions focussing on self-management and communicating after stroke with a mix of presentations from eminent speakers, and contributions from stroke survivors across Europe.

View the programme at  bit.ly/3KmsUWu and book your place at bit.ly/33vv8lG 

If you missed our other events in the Live After Stroke series 2021, you can now catch up on demand at elasf.org 

European Stroke Organisation’s Guideline Webinar, 3 February 2022, 17.00 – 18.30 CET

European Stroke Organisation’s Guideline Webinar, 3 February 2022, 17.00 – 18.30 CET

In its work to establish new guidelines on stroke, the European Stroke Organisation has organised a free webinar, presenting one guideline (on mobile stroke units in acute stroke management) and one expedited recommendation (on intravenous thrombolysis before mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute ischaemic stroke).

Register now to receive first-hand information on these two important areas and to listen to key presentations on both topics.

Unmet needs – young stroke study

Unmet needs – young stroke study

The University of Ulster is conducting a research study focusing on the unseen and unmet needs of younger stroke survivors (under age 65).

They are looking for young stroke survivors, carers and stroke healthcare professionals from across Europe to participate by completing a 10-15 minute online questionnaire.

Go to the questionnaires for:

Young Stroke Survivors

Young Stroke Carers

Stroke Clinicians

Please complete by the end of March.

Stroke Action for Europe: Publication of the Essentials of Stroke Care

Stroke Action for Europe: Publication of the Essentials of Stroke Care

The Essentials of Stroke Care provides a practical tool to guide healthcare professionals in improving stroke care and developed as part of the Stroke Action Plan for Europe. 

The Guide contains an overview of evidence-based interventions covering the entire chain of stroke care. The Essentials of Stroke Care sets an essential and much-needed standard for providing stroke care in the pre-hospital setting, during the acute hospital stay, rehabilitation and life after stroke, and includes surgical, pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and supportive interventions. 

Listen to Professor Thornsten Steiner talk about the importance of the Essentials of Stroke Care https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJPan2W1OQQ 

Download the guide here https://actionplan.eso-stroke.org/sap-e-essentials-of-stroke-care/ 

Catalonia signs the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration on World Stroke Day

Catalonia signs the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration on World Stroke Day

The Minister of Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Josep Maria Argimon, has signed the letter of adherence to the Stroke Action Plan for Europe 2018- 2030.

Alongside the members of the Catalan Steering Committee of the Stroke Action Plan for Europe, which includes representatives of one of members Fundacio Ictus, the Catalan Health Minister highlighted the Catalan Health Department’s commitment to this initiative.Find out more about the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration at: https://eso-stroke.org/declaration-for-action-on-stroke-launches-on-european-stroke-awareness-day/

For more information about the Stroke Action Plan for Europe visit: http://actionplan.eso-stroke.org