Stroke Association’s Chief Executive, Juliet Bouverie, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire Medal (OBE) in the Queen’s 2019 New Year’s Honour’s list, for services to stroke survivors.
Sailing is a great way to get active, support your mental health and connect with people. Whether you’re seeking an adventure or a tranquil cruise, there are many sailing initiatives around the UK offering disabled and able-bodied people the chance to enjoy the freedom of the open water together.
A few days before her 51st birthday in May 2016, Donna Mackenzie-Smyth had two strokes. The effects of stroke had a huge impact on Donna’s life. This is her story.
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.
We're excited to annouce our recent partnership with Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke and her charity SameYou. Newly founded SameYou aims to transform recovery care for young adults following hospital treatment for brain injury and stroke.
We’re supporting the second annual UK Stroke Research Workshop, organised under the auspices of the NIHR CRN Stroke Speciality. This exciting event is taking place across Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September, within the beautiful surroundings of Clare College, University of Cambridge.
The annual Edinburgh Stroke Winter School aims to help new or aspiring stroke academics develop answerable research questions. Applications are encouraged from all specialities relevant to patients with stroke, including medicine and the allied health professions.
The second day of ESOC highlighted the value of collaborations between professional societies and patient representatives for the advancement of stroke care. It saw the launch of the Stroke Action for Europe (2018-2030), a major collaborative initiative between the principal professional and patient organisations setting ambitious targets for stroke care over the next decade.
Led by the University of Nottingham, a new international study investigated whether patients with a spontaneous bleed in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) could benefit from this drug, if delivered as an emergency treatment. An intracerebral haemorrhage is a type of stroke.
This year’s Winter School was attended by 21 trainees from across 11 countries. They took part in a jam-packed programme delivered by a wide range of experts in the field of stroke research, publication and communication.