Following the Northern Ireland Assembly election, we're ready to work with newly elected MLAs to help make stroke a priority. 

We believe that every stroke survivor has the right to make the best recovery they can after stroke. Where you live or when you have your stroke should not prevent you from receiving the right care. 

We've set out our asks for Government in our manifesto including reshaping stroke care, investing in rehabilitation and improving prevention.

View our full manifesto.

View the accessible version of our manifesto.

We've reached 1000 days

The 26 May 2022 will mark 1000 days since the Reshaping Stroke Care consultation closed. We're still waiting for results, recommendations and revised timelines which allow us to move forward with improving stroke care in Northern Ireland. Now is the time to put stroke on the agenda of newly elected MLAs and the Health Minister.

We've developed an open letter that we'll be sending to the Health Minister, calling for informed, ambitious and timely stroke care transformation in Northern Ireland. This letter has been signed by a number of other individuals and charities showing that they also want to #MakeStrokeAPriority

Read our full letter.

Or view a shorter version

Survivor stories

We asked stroke survivors and their loved ones why the Northern Ireland Assembly needs to #MakeStrokeAPriority. Watch their stories of treatment, care, and recovery.

 


Campaigns network

Whether you're a stroke survivor, a family member, carer or professional, you can join our campaigns network. This is a community of involved supporters raising awareness and campaigning for people affected by stroke. You’ll receive regular updates and actions giving you the chance to make your voice heard.

Join the conversation

Join our online communities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Use #MakeStrokeAPriority to join and follow the conversation.

What to know more? 

Read our Progressing Stroke Reform and Struggling to Recover reports which provide more detail on stroke care, recovery and prevention in Northern Ireland.

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