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55th UKNG Meeting (Canary Wharf, London)

25 Apr 2018

The 55th UKNG meeting was successfully held on 08/06 and 09/06 (Friday & Saturday) at the Hilton London Canary Wharf . This meeting was hosted by the team from Queens, Romford. External speakers Shahram and... Read more

54th UKNG Meeting (Preston)

22 Sep 2017

The 54th UKNG meeting was successfully held on Friday Nov 24th and Saturday 25th 2017 at the Preston Marriott. Preston Marriott. Garstang Rd, Broughton, Preston PR3 5JB Read more

NHS England announced specialised commissioning of mechanical thrombectomy for acute stroke

17 Apr 2017

NHS England has announced that it will commission mechanical thrombectomy so it can become more widely available for eligible patients. Work by NHS England is now underway to assess the readiness of each of the 24 neuroscience centres across the... Read more

53rd UKNG Meeting (Bristol)

02 Feb 2017

The June UKNG has been successfully held in Bristol on 9th/10th June Thanks to Shelley, Marcus and Alex and their excellent work. UKNG committee Read more

52nd UKNG Meeting (Hull)

02 Nov 2016

The 52nd UKNG meeting was successfully held on Friday Nov 25th and Saturday 26th. The meeting started at 2.30 pm on Friday (25th November) & finished with lunch on Saturday at Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club, South Cave, Brough,... Read more

Standard of Acute Ischaemic Stroke Thrombectomy Service

19 Oct 2016

The latest version of standards for providing safe acute ischaemic stroke thrombectomy services, endorsed by BSNR, UKNG, BASP, NAAGBI and Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party, is now available for online download. Click here to view the full... Read more

BSNR Training Guidance for Mechanical Thrombectomy

19 Oct 2016

Guidance for practitioners seeking training to participate in an acute ischaemic stroke thrombectomy service in the UK. Produced by members of the UK Neurointerventional Group (UKNG) and British Society of Neuroradiologists... Read more

Revamped UK Flow Diverter Registry

19 Aug 2016

Dear Colleagues, The UKNG FD Registry is now live in revamped professional format. Please follow the link to get a login assigned Best wishes, Phil Read more

Chair’s Post – Announcing the New Chair of UKNG

25 May 2016

am pleased to inform you that the next Chair of the UKNG will be Dr Peter Flynn from Belfast. Peter and his wife, Karen, will be well known to most of you. Peter has been a regular attender at our meetings for many years and... Read more

51st UKNG Meeting (Manchester)

18 Mar 2016

The 51st UKNG meeting has successfully taken place on 10th-11th June 2016 at the Hilton Deansgate hotel in Manchester.       Scietific programme 10/06/2016 (Fri) 9-12... Read more

NICE Guidance on Mechanical Thrombectomy

28 Feb 2016

National Institue for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published updated guidance on 24th Feb 2016, which approves mechanical clot retrieval to treat eligible stroke patients on NHS. “NICE guidelines set the stage for thrombectomy to... Read more

50th UKNG Meeting (Lisbon)

26 Nov 2015

The 50th UKNG meeting had been successfully held in Lisbon on 20th-21st November. More than 30 members from major UK neuroscience centres who are joined by theirs spouses or partners have attended the 2- day meeting at the beautiful Olissippo... Read more