Free Public Talk: Stroke- don’t let the pressure get to you!
Thursday 18 October @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
High blood pressure is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes. On top of the 9.5 million people diagnosed with high blood pressure in the UK, an estimated 5.5 million are undiagnosed and untreated.
Dr Alastair Webb will explain how high blood pressure effects the brain, how to measure and diagnose high blood pressure and how this can improve prevention of stroke and other vascular diseases.
Dr Alastair Webb, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Development Fellow, Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford; Honorary Neurology Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Refreshments from 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. No booking required, entry is FREE