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Tuesday, 10th May 2016

RCSLT, 2 White Hart Yard, London SE1 1NX

On 10th May the RCSLT invited speech and language therapy stroke leads from 50 services across England to the RCSLT stroke study day to discuss how their service records data in SSNAP and to discuss the draft fifth edition of the stroke clinical guidelines. The stroke study day was supported by Sue Pownall and Rosemary Cunningham, the RCSLT representatives for the Royal College of Physicians.

By attending this event, delegates:

  • Increased awareness and engagement with the new national clinical guideline for stroke
  • Shared ideas on how to use the SSNAP data more proactively
  • Identified how/where increased resource can help your SSNAP score
  • Aimed to reach consensus in how to record data in and complete the SSNAP

Download the day’s agenda for more information

Presentations:

  • SSNAP - Context: Rosemary Cunningham, Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader, Royal Derby Hospital, and Sue Pownall, Head of Speech and Language Therapy and Clinical Lead in Dysphagia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • SSNAP: Working towards an A: Angela Shimada, Advanced Practitioner Speech and Language Therapist, Lincolnshire Community Health Services
  • Stroke Pathway - Leeds General Infirmary: Jen Thomson, Senior Stroke Speech and Language Therapist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Setting the scene - National clinical guideline: Rosemary Cunningham, Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader, Royal Derby Hospital, and Sue Pownall, Head of Speech and Language Therapy and Clinical Lead in Dysphagia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust