The Scottish Stroke Nurses Forum (SSNF) aims to promote the essential role that nurses’ play in stroke with the sharing of knowledge, skills, research and expertise that enhances best practice.
This is achieved by playing an active part influencing nursing developments and services at local and national levels with the focus to help improve the stroke journey for patients, families and their carers.
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The Stroke Improvement Plan sets out the priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care for all people in Scotland affected by stroke. The SSNF is proud to work as part of the teams making this happen.
Stroke is a life changing experience. The resulting brain damage can affect the visual system causing problems with visual perception, eye movement disorders, low vision and visual field loss. The Quick Reference Guide below summarises the main points of a Best Practice Statement which provides advice on screening, assessing and managing vision problems in the first 30 days after anacute stroke.
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As a member you will receive regular mailings and invitations to participate in related research studies. Members are required to update their details periodically to renew their membership.
Scottish Stroke Nurses Forum Conference 2021
Ageing well with stroke in the era of COVID-19
Thursday 17 June
The theme of this online conference is ‘Ageing well with stroke in the era of COVID-19’. At a time where people affected by stroke have been experiencing unprecedented changes in their care and rehabilitation, this conference aims to create an opportunity to share insights acquired during the pandemic and disseminate research findings and service innovation to facilitate recovery and healthy ageing after stroke.