General Election 2019
During the 2019 General Election campaign, over 1,500 people supported our calls for the new Government to make vital improvements for stroke treatment and care. In the coming months, we’ll be sharing these with new MPs to help persuade them to make stroke one of their top priorities.
General Election 2017
We had a total number of 133 candidates support our campaign to ensure stroke remains a priority for the new parliament, with 25 of those candidates being successfully elected.
List of candidate pledges
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland elections
In the run up to the May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, we asked our supporters to contact their candidates calling on them to commit to a set of key actions to help prevent strokes.
In Northern Ireland 60 candidates pledged their support and 26 are now elected as MLAs. In Scotland 38 candidates pledged their support and 14 are now elected MSPs.
This report, the third in our Life After Stroke campaign series, highlights the emotional impact of stroke on survivors, their carers and families.
Read the Feeling overwhelmed report.
Not just a funny turn
This report is based on the experiences of 670 people who have experienced a TIA or transient ischaemic attack (also known as a mini-stroke) during the past five years,
Read the Not just a funny turn report.
A New Era for Stroke
We have undergone one of our most ambitious and successful campaigns yet. NHS England has agreed to work with us to develop a national plan for stroke to build on the successes of the National Stroke Strategy.
Read our A New Era for Stroke report to find out more about why a new national stroke strategy is still needed.
Support from clinical leaders in stroke
On 14 November 2016 clinical leaders in stroke put out a statement in support of a renewed national focus on stroke which covered the need for new treatments, improved post-acute care and prevention.
This was co-signed by 19 clinical bodies’ right across the stroke care pathway and demonstrated the need for a new National Stroke Programme following the end of the national stroke strategy.