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.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
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.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.