Almost half of stroke survivors suffer fatigue, study reveals

Published date
7th March 2017

Although stroke survivors have reported fatigue as a problem, previous estimates of the numbers of people affected have varied greatly – from one-quarter to almost three-quarters of stroke survivors. Now, for the first time, a more accurate picture of the problem is being published in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, thanks to The Nottingham Fatigue after Stroke (NotFAST) study, led by experts at The University of Nottingham.

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We're in the running for the Lidl Charity Partnership

Published date
7th March 2017

We’re excited to announce that the Stroke Association has been selected to go through to the staff vote stage for the Lidl charity of the year partnership. The partnership would last for three years and is expected to raise anywhere between £1.5 million and £3 million.

Stroke Association Professional Masterclass, Stirling - Managing Stroke as a Long Term Complex Condition

Published date
3rd March 2017

Yesterday, our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Stirling, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.

As part of each masterclass we invite leading stroke experts to host enlightening seminars on their specialist topic. These engaging speakers share their knowledge, skills and experience to aid delegates' professional development.

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Highlights from the International Stroke Conference 2017

Published date
2nd March 2017

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. Watch the highlights summary video from the ISC Programme Committee, and find out about the result of the international HeadPoST trial, and take homes from our International Development Officer, Sarah Belson.

International Stroke Conference (ISC), 22-24 February 2017

Published date
13th February 2017

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. This year, the ISC is taking place in Houston (United States), from Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 February 2017.On Tuesday 21 February, there is an additional symposium specifically aimed at nursing before the main conference.

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