The UK Stroke Assembly Scotland took place on Monday 22 October 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow. More than 50 people affected by stroke came together to take action and have their say on stroke and aphasia. Read about the event, view photos and presentations from the talks and workshops.
Stroke is the third most common killer in Scotland and the leading cause of disability in Scotland. We support world-class research in Scotland.
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Trial of an electrical stimulation device for recovery of upper limb function in chronic stroke patients
Donate to the Stroke Association and help those affected by stroke in your local area. Live in Scotland? Donate to Scotland.
The Telephone Befriending Service in Scotland offers an opportunity to talk to trained volunteers about their stroke journey, stroke recovery, and local services.
NHS England's Long Term Plan outlines priorities and plans for the NHS in England for the next 10 years. Stroke is named as a new national priority.
Today, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrate a partnership that will build on the excellence of stroke research in Scotland.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
In January, NHS England announced their Long Term Plan, in which stroke has been named as a new national priority. It also includes sections on both stroke care as well as cardiovascular disease.
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).