UK Stroke Assembly South 2017: Research highlights

Published date
Wednesday 5 July 2017

Yesterday was day two of this year's UK Stroke Assembly South event in Stansted, Essex. Some of our researchers spoke at the event, sharing important insights into key areas of stroke research. There was also a stand showcasing our EVA Park project, which aims to help stroke survivors with aphasia regain communication skills and confidence.

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Have your say on the future of physiotherapy in the UK

Published date
Monday 3 July 2017

Our recent survey of stroke survivors suggests that over 80% of them have a physical disability after stroke, and 38% of those who said their disability was severe also said that their physiotherapy was poor or very poor.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) are asking anyone with experience of physiotherapy in the UK to complete their new survey, and tell them what questions need answering. That way they can make sure research focusses on the most urgent needs of patients and promotes health and well being.

AMRC's Making a difference: Impact report 2017

Published date
Monday 3 July 2017

The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC),  which is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities in the UK.  Published today, the AMRC's 'Making a difference: Impact report 2017' highlights how the research of its member charities makes a difference.

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Research changed the story

Published date
Monday 3 July 2017

Discover how stroke research changed the story for both John and Karen – the real heroes behind our current research campaign

Relaunch of our main stroke information guides

Published date
Friday 30 June 2017

Following feedback from our readers, we've rewritten and redesigned our main stroke guides to better meet the needs of stroke survivors and carers.

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