Find out information on how a stroke can affect your child and what support is available. The effects and impact of stroke are different for every child.
This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
Clinical trials are conducted to test whether a new medical intervention is safe and effective, and these trials often rely on the participation of volunteer stroke survivors.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
Published in the journal, Lancet Neurology, a new study suggests that understanding stroke severity, as well as time to treatment, is key to delivering effective and safe thrombolysis treatment.
A new study suggests there are significant inequalities in the provision of vision care to stroke survivors in the UK, and further work is required to ensure effective care.
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.
The Stroke Association plans to continue working with other funders to increase the amount of money dedicated to stroke research, and raise awareness of stroke and its devastating effects.
To mark Stroke Awareness Month 2021, we launched our Save Research campaign. Throughout May, the campaign raised awareness of the damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on stroke research.
The Stroke Association is part of the Patient and Public Involvement Strategy, led by Dr Ava Easton on a grant worth £2.3 million to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.