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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.

Published date: Thursday 29 June 2017

From 1 July 2017, our Helpline will be open on Saturday mornings and for longer during the middle of the week.

Published date: Monday 26 June 2017

Today, we held an exciting day of training for our early-career researchers about Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in stroke research.   The day was chaired by Laura Piercy, our Research Engagement Officer.


Published date: Friday 23 June 2017

We have appointed Stephen King as the charity’s new Chair Designate. 

Published date: Thursday 22 June 2017

Vascular dementia is the 2nd leading cause of dementia in the UK and there are currently no proven treatments. A new study at the University of Southampton is now investigating whether a failure of fluid drainage along the walls of blood vessels in the brain is a cause of vascular dementia. This is part of a joint £2.2 million investment by the Stroke Association, British Heart Foundation, and Alzheimer's Society.

Published date: Tuesday 20 June 2017

Over 150 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended the UK Stroke Assembly North (30-31 May in Crewe). The aim of the event is to give a voice to people affected by stroke and aphasia, providing an opportunity to meet with and influence decision makers.

Published date: Friday 16 June 2017

On Tuesday 13 June the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF) hosted the sixth Northern Ireland Stroke Conference in the vibrant city of Belfast, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Stroke Teams (NIMAST). The scientific programme included 15 speakers,and included Stroke Association funded research.

Published date: Thursday 15 June 2017

Dr. Evans Nyambega knows from his own experience the need for increased stroke awareness and prevention in Kenya.

Published date: Thursday 1 June 2017

Some of our researchers were talking at this week's UK Stroke Assembly North event in Crewe.  They shared important insights into areas of stroke research that people affected by stroke have said are really important to them. 

Published date: Thursday 1 June 2017