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Programme for the Day 

Time Topic Speaker
08:30 - 09:00 Refreshments and Registration  
09:00-09:10 Welcome


09:10 - 09:50 The new NICE Guidelines for Acute Stroke and TIA

Professor Martin James

Consultant Stroke Physician, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust & Honorary Clinical Professor at the College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter

09:50 - 10:30 Dementia in Stroke

Professor David Llewelyn

College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter
10:30 - 11:10     

Keynote Presentation

Factors influencing the quality and quantity of therapeutic rehabilitation activity after stroke

Dr David Clarke

Associate Professor in Stroke Care, University of Leeds
11:10 - 11:30 Refreshments Break  
11:30 - 12:15 Patient-reported outcomes in Stroke Dr Jonathan Hewitt, Clinical Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University and Honorary Conusltant Physician at Llandough Hospital
12:15 - 13:00

Keynote Presentation

Intravenous Thrombolysis - Where next?

Professor Tom Robinson

Professor of Stroke Medicine and Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and networking  
14:00 - 14:50 Thrombectomy-Neuroscience centre vs DGH- Debate

Professor Andrew Sharp, Cardiologist and Associate Professor at Univeristy Hospital of Wales, Cardiff


Dr Marcus Bradley, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist and Clinical Lead for Imaging, North Bristol NHS Trust
14:50 - 15:20                                                 The FASE study: Stroke survivor’s experiences and perceptions of post stroke fatigue Liz Tremayne-Ward (Msc), Clinical Lead for Acute Stroke and Neurology, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
15:20 - 15:40 Refreshments Break  
15:40 - 16:20

Understanding and manging childhood stroke

Dr Vijeya Ganesan, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Neurology at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
16:20 - 17:00

Predicting recovery pathways in the arm after stroke and managing the profoundly affected arm 

Dr Rhoda Allison, Associate Director of Nursing and Professional Practice, Torbay&South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
17:00 Closure