Draft Programme for Tuesday 3rd July 2018


08:30 Registration and refreshments
09:00 – 09:30  Q&A on SIG Flexible fund submissions 
Research Meeting Post-Acute Care
10:00 – 10:35 10:00 – 10:10
Stroke Hub Wales
The new stroke plan for England – what’s in it for life after stroke?
Juliet Bouverie
Stroke Association, London
10:10 – 10:25
Update of NIHR stroke research in Wales – positive progress
Dr Jonathan Hewitt
Cardiff University and Aneruin Bevan University Health Board
10:25 – 10:35
PROMS trial results
Dr Jonathan Hewitt
Cardiff University and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
10:35 – 11:15 10:35 – 11:05
Research as a physiotherapist – what’s in it for me?
Dr Kathryn Mares
University of East Anglia

Further down the line – who is responsible for longer term stroke care?

Primary care – Dr Deborah Lowe, Wirral University Hospital

Secondary care– Dr David Hargroves, East Kent University Hospital

11:05 – 11:15
Poster / platform presentation
Title to be confirmed
11:15 – 11:30 Refreshments and networking
11:30 – 12:00 11:30 – 11:50
2 Poster / platform presentations
Titles to be confirmed
Acute success, long term failure?
Rethinking like after stroke?
Professor Chris McKevitt
King’s College, London
11:50 – 12:00
Stroke research in Swansea acute stroke unit – our experience so far?
Dr Manju Krishnan
12:00 – 12:30 Inspiring Welsh Research
Professor Hugh Markus
University of Cambridge
Recommendations for providing the six months reviews after stroke
Dr Ajay Bhalla
St Thomas’ Hospital, London
12:30 – 13:00 Panel discussion
Ways forward for research in Wales

Panel discussion and the way forward for Wales
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and Networking
Visit the Exhibition Hall
13:30 – 14:00 Poster tour
Recent developments in addressing non-valvular AF – related stroke
Dr Tim Kinnaird
Parallel 1:
Scientific session
Parallel 2:
Service delivery & SIG Projects
14:30 – 15:10  Incidence and consequences of visual defects after stroke
Professor Fiona Rowe
University of Liverpool      
14:30 – 14:55
Successes and learning: implementing an integrated model of self-management support across Wales
Lucinda Hollinshead
 14:55 – 15:15
MORe PREciSE – MORbidity PRevalence Estimate In StrokE; A Study Overview
Alexander Smith
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
 15:10 – 15:50    Upper limb rehab – NMES ESCAPS
Dr Joanna Fletcher-Smith and Professor Anand Pandyan
University of Nottinghan   
15:15 – 15:35
A trial of a 7 day therapy service at a combined stroke unit
Sarah Rate and Maureen Bartley
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
15:35 – 15:55
Towards a vision for future health care for people with chronic conditions
Dr Andrew Kemp and Dr Zoe Fisher
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
15:50 – 16:30
Stem cells in stroke
Professor Keith Muir
University of Glasgow        
15:55 – 16:15
Stroke Hub Wales – Our first year
Dr Abdul Seckham
Cardiff Metropolitan University 
 16:15 – 16:30
Panel Discussion
16:40 – 17:30 Welsh Stroke Nurse Forum AGM WASP AGM OT workshop SALT meeting


Draft Programme Wednesday 4th July 2018

08:15 – 09:00
Registration and refreshments
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome
Chair of the Welsh Association of Stroke Physicians

09:05 – 09:40
Compassionate care
Professor Belinda Dewar
University of the West of Scotland

09:40 – 10:15
Feeding at risk – a safer coordinated care pathway for risk feeding
Helen Sampson
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

10:15 – 10:50

Functional weakness
Dr Alan Carson
University of Edinburgh
10:50 – 11:20 Refreshments and networking
Visit the Exhibition Hall

11:20 – 12:00


A Stroke Survivor and her carer’s perspective
David and Rita Guthrie
12:00 – 12:15 Welsh Stroke Excellence Award
Gwobr Rhagoriaeth Strôc Cymru
12:15 – 13:00 BHOWMICK LECTURE
From Discovery to Drugs: developing new treatments for stroke

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell
University of Manchester
13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and Networking
Visit the stands in the Exhibition Hall

Parallel Session 1 Parallel Session 2

14:00 – 14:35

Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes and PRES
Dr Owen Pearson
Avoidance and management of post stroke pneumonia
Professor Craig Smith
University of Manchester

14:35– 15:10


Providing therapy for functional stroke
Dr Glenn Nielsen
St George’s Hospital, University of London
Post stroke spasticity – early management
Dr Cameron Lindsay
Keele University

15:10 – 15:45


Organisation of MDT
Professor Sarah Tyson
University of Manchester
Continence assessment and management after stroke
Dr Lois Thomas
University of Central Lancashire
15:45 – 16:00 Feedback and close

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Draft Programme for Welsh Stroke Conference Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th July 2018