Individual Study / SLSR

South London Stroke Register

South London Stroke Register

Initiatives -
The aim of this burden of disease study is to generate population-based estimates of long-term outcomes after stroke using data for up to 10 y of follow-up in an unbiased population sample, the South London Stroke Register (SLSR). *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
The study was funded by the Northern and Yorkshire National Health Service R&D Programme in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, Guy's and St Thomas'Hospital Charity, the Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation, The Stroke Association, a Department of Health Health Quality Improvement Programme grant, and a National Institute for Health Research Programme Grant (RP-PG-0407-10184). CDAW acknowledges financial support from the Department of Health via the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre award to Guy's and St Thomas'NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with King's College London. CDAW is an NIHR Senior Investigator


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Abdel Douiri
    King's College London


Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up

Marker Paper

Wolfe CD, Crichton SL, Heuschmann PU, McKevitt CJ, Toschke AM, Grieve AP, Rudd AG. Estimates of outcomes up to ten years after stroke: analysis from the prospective South London Stroke Register. PLoS Med. 2011 May;8(5):e1001033. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001033. Epub 2011 May 17.

PUBMED 21610863


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
All ages


Availability of data and biosamples