What does the Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 mean for stroke prevention, treatment and care?
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.
Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.
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.
We’re at a turning point for stroke in Wales. The Welsh Government’s Stroke Delivery Plan ends in 2021, so we’re calling on them to develop a new national, strategic plan outlining their approach to stroke care for the future.
Our recommendations from the Stroke recoveries at risk report.
Read the key findings from our Stroke recoveries at risk report.
Colyn received occupational therapy and physiotherapy while in hospital following a stroke. While this should have continued at home, the Covid-19 pandemic prevented this from happening.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based upon the responses of almost 2000 people affected by stroke, including 104 people from Northern Ireland, making it the largest survey of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based on the responses of almost 2,000 people affected by stroke across the UK. This makes it the largest survey of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.