Our policy positions set out in detail where we stand on big issues that affect stroke survivors and the wider world of stroke.
The Stroke Priority Setting Partnership is being guided by a Steering Group. Members include people affected by stroke, health and social care professionals, and those in supporting roles. Where two people are named for one organisation, they are sharing one place.
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Our Postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly called Senior Research Training Fellowships) are awarded to outstanding postdoctoral candidates from the nursing or allied health professions, and are intended to enable you to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.
Many strokes can be prevented. Although you cannot change some of the things that increase your risk of stroke, like your age, there are others that you can change.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda. It's why we fund research into finding new treatments, and also ways of reducing the risk of stroke across the UK. Find out what we're upto across Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The largest multidisciplinary event for stroke care professionals in the UK.
In January, NHS England announced their Long Term Plan, in which stroke has been named as a new national priority. It also includes sections on both stroke care as well as cardiovascular disease.
The 13th UK Stroke Forum Conference took place at The International Centre, Telford, from 4 – 6 December 2018 and brought together over 110 expert speakers and researchers, all committed to improving stroke care.