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Scottish Stroke AHP Forum

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

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

Become a member Learn more about SSAHPF Get to know the committee

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 Forum’s (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.



Gillian Alexander
AHP Stroke Consultant, NHSGG&C
Room 7, Bute Corridor
West Glasgow ACH
Dalnair Street
G3 8SJ
Tel : 0141 201 0136
Email: Galexander2@nhs.net

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, simply click the button below and complete the membership form.

As 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.

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SSAHPF Guidelines

SSAHPF Conference

SSAHPF Conference

Scottish Stroke AHP Forum Conference 2016

‘Living with Stroke’ – Was held on the 9th June at the Dewars Centre, Perth.

Below are the presentations from the day.

SSAHPF Meetings

Meetings are held quarterly in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. Opportunities for teleconferencing and videoconferencing are available to encourage participation from remote and rural areas.

The next SSAHPF Committee meeting is:

5th September 2016 at 2pm at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Useful documents