Our first UK Stroke Assembly event in Northern Ireland took place on Monday 8 April 2019 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. 144 stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and stroke professionals attended this inspirational event, sharing experiences with like-minded people, influencing decision-makers and taking action on stroke.
We're bringing the UK Stroke Assembly 2020 to you. We'll provide online resources, workshops and materials to support your recovery at home. We're hosting weekly webinars and a range of activities to keep you engaged with our community and to ensure everyone is able to find the support they need.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Find out more about the three most common types of aphasia.
This research aims to improve outcomes for Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients by developing new emergency treatments to reduce swelling in the brain after ICH, and improving the care they receive.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Vision problems are common after stroke. This Lectureship will investigate the link between the tasks used in vision rehabilitation and everyday visual activities. It will also use brain scanning to investigate the effects of rehabilitation on activity in the areas of the brain responsible for vision.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
This year’s Winter School was attended by 21 trainees from across 11 countries. They took part in a jam-packed programme delivered by a wide range of experts in the field of stroke research, publication and communication.