A new report published today shows that stroke research remains severely underfunded compared to the devastating impact it has on people’s lives. The UK Health Research Analysis 2018 also shows stroke research receives much less funding than many other areas of health research.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Delegates at the 2019 UK Stroke Assembly events in Northern Ireland and East Midlands told us the key messages they want stroke professionals to be aware of.
Michael Burns had two haemorrhagic strokes in two years. The strokes left him with lasting fatigue which has impacted his day to day life. Learn more about Michael's stroke story and how he manages the effects of his stroke.
Donna had two strokes a few days before her 51st birthday. She is now a Stroke Ambassadors and shares her story to raise awareness and help others to rebuild their lives after stroke.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
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.
Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships are for healthcare professionals in England to develop an application for a doctoral level (e.g. PhD) training Fellowship, and to develop the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for this type of funding. This award has been made to Jennifer Crow.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
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.