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.
If you’ve been affected by stroke, our Stroke Helpline is here to support you you. We can offer advice, support and guidance, and we can answer your questions about stroke.
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Find out about our Stroke Helpline and Information Service, the service standards we work to, and how we perform against these.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about reducing the risk of stroke.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.