For the first time in two years, the European Stroke Conference will be in-person.
You will be able to network face-to-face, spend time with friends and colleagues, and enjoy the highly valuable, state-of-the-art, scientific content at the conference on 4-6 May 2022.
If you cannot make it in person, it will be accessible in a hybrid virtual format.
Registration is open. Register early to get the best rates.
We will be hosting our first live Tweetchat on 21 February at 13.00 CET.
We will be discussing – along with our special guests from across Europe – the importance of Life After Stroke for stroke survivors, families, practitioners and the wider community.
Join the conversation by searching the hashtag #LifeAfterStrokeChat and follow us on Twitter @StrokeEurope
Life after stroke often gets forgotten when it should be a key focus for a stroke survivor’s recovery. This discussion will help us shine a spotlight on life after stroke, how we can make it a priority and improve life after stroke care.’
Professor Avril Drummond, special host #LifeAfterStrokeChat
For more information on our Life After Stroke events bit.ly/3KmsUWu
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
Congratulations to Kosovo and its national coordinators for the signing of the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration.
Kosovo joins a growing number of countries committed to implementing the best quality stroke treatment and care in Europe.
Find out more https://actionplan.eso-stroke.org/the-declaration-for-action-on-stroke/
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
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.
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
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.
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
Please complete by the end of March.
Registration is open for the virtual summit which will identify the best ways for an effective and coordinated implementation of the WHO global action plan on neurological disorders in Europe.
For more information and to register, visit this link and click on the pink ‘register now’ button which will take you to the event platform: