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Scottish Stroke AHP Forum (SSAHPF)


You can visit the SSAHP main website here

The Scottish Stroke AHP Forum (SSAHPF) is for AHPs, AHP support staff and AHP students with an interest in stroke working in Scotland.

The Scottish Stroke AHP Forum (SSAHPF) is for AHPs, AHP support staff and AHP students with an interest in stroke working in Scotland.

Conference 2020

The 8th Annual Scottish Stroke AHP Forum Conference will be held in the Dalhousie Building in the University of Dundee on the 9th June 2020.
The title this year is: Age is but a number: Stroke across the lifespan.
It will include presentations from researchers and clinicians on topics related to young stroke, vocational rehabilitation and getting back to life after stroke, irrespective of age.

The costs will be £54, including lunch. The date for abstract submission will be circulated soon. Please also watch the AHP Forum Website for details of how to register for the conference

Aims of forum

  • To promote awareness of the essential role of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) in stroke
  • To facilitate networking, support and mentorship
  • To share and develop knowledge and expertise in stroke
  • To promote education, training and best practice for AHPs working in stroke
  • To promote, facilitate and disseminate stroke research and to encourage implementation of research findings
  • To influence decision making on local/national policies and guidelines



The Scottish Stroke AHP Forums (SSAHPF) main aim is to promote the highest quality of rehabilitation for people with stroke.

This is achieved by playing an active part in influencing AHP developments and services at local and national levels. The forum also participates and promotes research in clinical stroke rehabilitation. This helps to improve life after stroke for all stroke patients, their families and carers.



Dr Jacqui Morris

Reader in Rehabilitation Research,
Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Dundee.
Honorary Allied Health Professions Consultant, NHS Tayside

Telephone – 01382 388666

Email –

Become a member

Benefits of becoming a member of the SSAHPF

  • > Access to SSAHPF members from across Scotland
    > An opportunity to attend the annual SSAHPF conference
  • > A copy of the bi-annual newsletter
  • > Access to a committee member from your local area
  • > Opportunities to participate in research
  • > The chance to review, develop and implement guidelines
  • > The ability to apply for SSAHPF Practice Development Award
Membership is free. Joining is easy: Become a memberAs a member you will receive regular mailings and invitations to participate in related research studies.

Members are required to update their details periodically to renew their membership.

You can visit the SSAHPF main website here