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New Year Message from Chair and Committee

10 Jan 2022

Dear UKNG Colleagues & Friends 2021 was I’m sure for many of us a tough year with the initial enthusiasm to face & tackle COVID pandemic becoming rather a long hard slog with little appreciation or support let alone reward! I... Read more

RCR iRefer reviews: call for engagement

17 Nov 2021

RCR iRefer reviews: call for engagement    See RCR letter for further information Read more

Safe provision of mechanical thrombectomy services consensus guidance 2021

06 Oct 2021

To support safe provision of mechanical thrombectomy services for patients with acute ischaemic stroke: 2021 consensus guidance from BASP, BSNR, ICSWP, NACCS, and UKNG   New consensus guidelines are available to download here Read more

Intensive Care guidance for VITT published

09 Jun 2021

Intensive Care guidance for the management of vaccine induced immune-thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT) guidelines published.   See our standards and guidelines page for more details. Read more

UKNG Paediatric MT Guidelines

08 Feb 2021

A New UKNG Guidance Document for Paediatric Mechanical Thrombectomy has been published.  Please see the Standards and Guidelines page for more details. Read more

New UKNG Treasurer Announced

19 Oct 2020

Congratulations to Peter Flynn who has been elected unopposed as the next treasurer of UKNG. Read more

Applications Now Closed for UKNG Treasurer Position

30 Sep 2020

Applications Closed

After many years of sterling service to the UKNG, Dr Andy Clifton is stepping down as Treasurer. We thank him enormously for his tremendous service to and support of the UKNG over many years and wish Andy and Lorraine all the best for the... Read more

Call for an INR to join the BSNR Standards Committee on behalf of the UKNG

02 Jul 2020

Dr Hannah Stockley is stepping down from her role as UKNG representative on the BSNR standards committee after many years hard work.   We would like to invite any interested INRs who would like to take up this vacancy on the committee to... Read more

First Virtual UKNG meeting a success

27 Jun 2020

The first Virtual UKNG meeting occured on Friday 26th June.  Interesting talks on the effect of the Covid pandemic were enjoyed by delegates, including how INR services in France have been affected by Prof Mohammed Aggour and... Read more

Virtual UKNG 26th June

01 May 2020

A virtual UKNG meeting has been announced for Friday 26th June PM to replace the cancelled Manchester UKNG meeting.   Further details and agenda will be announced shortly. Read more

59th UKNG Manchester June 2020

15 Apr 2020

59th UKNG Manchester June 2020 Unfortunately this meeting has been postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis.  Further details about meeting arrangements will be provided in due course. Read more

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

Guidance to help speed up rollout of vital life-changing stroke treatment

24 Jan 2018

Emergency mechanical thrombectomy removes blood clots in the brain and dramatically increases a stroke patient’s chance of a full recovery We do not have enough skilled doctors to provide the procedure – NHS England plans to roll out... 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