Meet Julie, the face of our new campaign to reach new stroke survivors and their carers through GP surgeries.
Kattie Gallacher, a General Practtioner, talks about attending the UK Stroke Forum Conference and the difference that it made to her.
During the Coronavirus pandemic, many GPs are now offering phone-based consultations as an initial step, before deciding if a face to face appointment is necessary, but it can feel like an extra challenge for people recovering from stroke, particularly with disabilities such as aphasia.
The study aims to develop and test a self-monitoring system of high blood pressure, tailored to the needs of stroke and TIA survivors.
This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
A stroke can sometimes cause changes to your taste and smell. Things can taste different or taste bad (dysgeusia) or you may not taste flavours (hypogeusia or ageusia). Some people lose the sense of smell (anosmia) or become more sensitive to smells (hyperosmia). These problems often improve over time, and our guide gives some practical tips about oral hygiene and enjoying your food.
Public Health Wales is reminding stroke survivors to get protected against flu with a free NHS vaccination if they haven’t had one yet this winter.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
The latest information for stroke survivors on the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. Visit this page often for updates as things develop and government guidelines change.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.