Welsh Stroke Nurse Forum

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Region Representative

Claire West


Welcome to the Welsh Stroke Nurse Forum (WSNF) 

The WSNF has been established to:

•       Build a nationally recognised professional body for stroke nursing in Wales, promoting the values and understanding of the various nursing roles involved in stroke care.

•       Promote the development of career pathways for nurses in the field of stroke in Wales.

•       Provide authoritative clinical nursing advice on national clinical standards, best practice and research for stroke in Wales.

•       Promote leadership, communication, advocacy, education and nursing research in the field of stroke.

•       Develop and disseminate information, best practice and evidence based standards for stroke nursing in Wales.

•       Act as a platform to express the collective views and experiences of members.

The WSNF is led by a steering committee. The steering committee aims to be representative of each Health Board in Wales and all aspects of stroke nursing.Steering committee members include staff nurses, stroke unit managers, research nurses and specialist nurses. The steering committee meets three times a year, of which one meeting is an Annual General Meeting (AGM) open to all stroke nurses in Wales. Our next AGM is will be held at the Welsh Stroke Conference in 2017. 

If you would like to find out more about joining the steering committee or have any Stroke news that you would like to share please contact Claire West, Chair WSNF.

The WSNF are friends of the Stroke Hub Wales. For further information and links to their website please follow this link: Stroke Hub Wales

Upcoming events in Wales

  • World Stroke Congress

    17.10.18 — 20.10.18

    This conference occurs every two years and attracts experts in stroke from around the world. This is an ideal opportunity to network with international experts, review the latest developments in stroke management and care. The next conference will be in Montreal Canada.

  • 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference, Telford

    04.12.18 — 06.12.18

    UK stroke forum is a coalition of over 30 organisations committed to improving stroke care in the UK. The Forum is an opportunity for all professionals and researchers working in stroke to come together to share ideas, learn from one another with an aim to improve standards of care for stroke survivors. This conference a truly multidisciplinary conference with a wide range of topics across the stroke pathway. Interested in submitting a poster or presentation for the next conference? The NSNF team can help support you through the process. Email contact@nsnf.org.uk or one of the committee members directly, and we would be delighted to help.