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Intervention Through Collaboration

This RCSI MyHealth lecture took place on 30th November 2016 and this four-part public talk was entitled “‘Living with Stroke – Advancing Patient Care in Ireland”. In this lecture, Prof David Williams, Associate Professor in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, RCSI and Consultant Stroke Physician at Beaumont Hospital speaks about stroke in Ireland discusses stroke services at Beaumont Hospital including the revolutionary thrombectomy unit which is a novel clot retrieval procedure used to treat stroke patients which has been found to dramatically improve patient outcomes and reduce disability and deaths from stroke.

This RCSI MyHealth lecture took place on 30th November 2016 and this four-part public talk was entitled “‘Living with Stroke – Advancing Patient Care in Ireland”. In this lecture, Professor Anne Hickey, Associate Professor in Psychology at the Department of Psychology, RCSI, speaks about ways in which stroke affects patients in terms of their mood and cognition, as well as detailing a study she is leading, called StrokeCog, which involves examining the consequences of stroke-related cognitive impairment and developing an intervention for rehabilitation of cognitive problems after stroke

This RCSI MyHealth lecture took place on 30th November 2016 and this four-part public talk was entitled “‘Living with Stroke – Advancing Patient Care in Ireland”. In this lecture, Professor Frances Horgan, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy, RCSI will then talk about what life after stroke is like for patients in Ireland. By outlining the various types of rehabilitation many patients will go through, Professor Horgan gives some practical advice for those who have, or know someone who is living with stroke. She also discusses some research she has conducted with the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) that investigates the factors affecting patients who wish to return to work after their stroke.