Thank you for helping to rebuild the lives of stroke survivors. Our specialist support, research and campaigning are only possible with the generosity of amazing supporters like you.

Hear Dr Terry Quinn talk about his research with stroke survivor Ruth, who had two strokes when she was just 30.


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Ruth's story

My strokes have left me with major memory and thinking problems that hold me back every single day. 

No one should have to face these struggles alone. So the idea of more tests and treatments for survivors like me is really encouraging. Perhaps, if my doctors had been able to access quick, accurate tests like Dr Quinn’s team are developing, I may have had some help to get on in life.

Please keep helping the Stroke Association to fund research like this. Survivors like me still have hopes and dreams for the future – for me, it’s finding a job, or one day living independently again.
Ruth, stroke survivor

In the last year alone*, your donations have helped fund:

  • Our Stroke Association Support Coordinators, who provide face-to-face support. We directly supported 66,306 people affected by stroke through our local services, My Stroke Guide online and voluntary groups services, including nearly 20,000 phone calls to our Stroke Helpline.
  • £1.2 million investment into new stroke research.
  • Three Emotional Support Services across England and one in Northern Ireland.
  • Over 500,000 pieces of valuable stroke information distributed between January and April 2020 through GP surgeries, pharmacies and hospitals.

Thanks to you, stroke survivors are now facing a more promising future.

*These statistics are from the Annual Report year ended 31 March 2020.

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