Patients invited to stroke event

AN event is being held at Wishaw General Hospital for stroke patients, carers and volunteers or those who work in health or social care.

Organised by the NHS Lanarkshire Stroke Managed Clinical Network, it will be held in the Ronald Miller Centre tomorrow (Thursday) from 1.30 to 4pm.

Campbell Chalmers, NHS Lanarkshire stroke nurse consultant, said: “The event aims to bring together a range of people with an interest in stroke, from people affected, including patients and carers, to professionals in health care, social services, research, education and the voluntary sector.

“The event will highlight a range of stroke initiatives across services as well as research and education.”

For more information contact Campbell Chalmers by telephone on 01236 703108 or e-mail