People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.
Stroke Association writer Deborah Fajerman introduces our literature on the “hidden effects” of stroke.
Stroke Association trainer Doug Youngson answers some frequently asked questions about caring for stroke survivor.
Our Christmas card design competition opens on 12 August. Please check back then for details on how you can enter.
The Department of Health in Northern Ireland is holding a series of public engagement events about their proposals to reshape stroke care services in Northern Ireland.
Stroke Association Legacy Garden at Gardeners’ World Live.
Every year during June, organisations supporting people with aphasia work together to raise awareness. Around a third of people who have a stroke will experience aphasia. Greater awareness can mean easier communication and a better quality of life for a person with aphasia.
Find out how to access a UK-wide consultation group for stroke survivors with aphasia, a communication disorder which is common after stroke.
In our new advert, survivors describe experiencing life changing strokes in their own words. Stroke is serious, but it doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Recovery is tough but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, it is possible. Together we can support stroke survivors in rebuilding their lives.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.