Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series. Sharron is encouraging stroke survivors, their families, friends and supporters to sign up to the sponsored walking events in their local community.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.