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'Life after a Subarachnoid Haemorrhage' Conference

This conference was organised by the Brain & Spine Foundation on 5 November 2016 at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, 33 Queen Squeare, as part of the charity’s commitment to improve the quality of life of people affected by neurological problems. It was the UK’s first conference dedicated to the neurological condition Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH). 
 

Presentations

SAH and the role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Lesley Foulkes, Neurovascular Nurse Specialist, Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton. Lesley Foulkes was Chair for the day. You can download the slides of this presentation here (PDF)
                        
Overview of SAH diagnosis and treatments with Dr. Lakshmi Kanagarajah, Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. You can download the slides of this presentation here (PDF).   
 
Memory and cognitive problems after SAH with Dr. Lynne Aitkenhead, Clinical Neuropsychologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. You can download the slides of this presentation here (PDF)
 
Working with couples and the family after a SAH with Dr. Sabah Khan, Clinical Psychologist and Couple Therapist, Tavistock Clinic, London. You can download the slides of this presentation here (PDF).
 
A patient's and a carer's perspective of SAH with Kavita Basi and Lionel Winyard. You can watch Kavita's story on her vlog here
 
Fatigue following SAH with Kate Hayward, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. You can download the slides of this presentation here (PDF)
 
 

Support

The event was kindly supported by Christchurch Group

Christchurch Group is happy to be supporting the UK's first conference dedicated to subarachnoid brain haemorrhage (SAH). The conference, run by the Brain and Spine foundation, is a great opportunity for patients, colleagues and carers to meet, share stories and hear from neurological experts to better understand how SAH can affect lives.

- Professor Mike Barnes, Group Clinical Director