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.
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Find out the results of our impact and satisfaction survey and how we're performing against Information Governance policies and standards. You can also read about our achievements in research and how we monitor the performance of our helpline against our service standards.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality information and delivering an excellent service to those affected by stroke. Here you can read about our commitment to quality and our standards.
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Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
This book tells you what care should be provided after stroke. It is written for people affected by stroke and their carers. It's a short version of the detailed National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (5th edition).
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.
We strive to develop and extend partnerships in order to improve the quality of life after stroke and enhance stroke prevention.