University of Central Lancashire
Stroke Research at UCLan has an established national and growing international profile. The team is working to increase the evidence base for stroke care. There are close links with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The UCLan team is working to implement research evidence into practice. The team also works in partnership with service providers, commissioners and service users in order to design, deliver, interpret and disseminate stroke research. The team is multidisciplinary, with representatives from nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, dietetics, psychology, sociology, health economics and statistics.
There are a number of other areas of translational neurosciences research based at UCLan, encompassing neurodegenerative and other neurological disorders.