Northern Ireland Stroke Conference is the largest multidisciplinary meeting of the year for stroke professionals in Northern Ireland.
Stroke is one of the biggest killers in Northern Ireland and a leading cause of disability, with nearly 5,000 strokes occurring each year. There are close to 39,000 stroke survivors living in Northern Ireland.
We've partnered up with Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, to provide short breaks for stroke survivors, their families and carers. Find out how to apply.
The STEPS service in Northern Ireland will offer emotional support and counselling for stroke survivors and carers/relatives, as well as a series of self-management workshops in partnership with Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS).
On Tuesday 13 June, the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF) hosted the sixth Northern Ireland Stroke Conference in the vibrant city of Belfast.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based upon the responses of almost 2000 people affected by stroke, including 104 people from Northern Ireland, making it the largest survey of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.
A new report, published on Monday 18 February 2019 by the Stroke Association, reveals that around half of all stroke survivors in Northern Ireland feel abandoned when they leave hospital and are unable to make a full recovery due to a lack of rehabilitation and on-going support.
The Department of Health in Northern Ireland is holding a series of public engagement events about their proposals to reshape stroke care services in Northern Ireland.
Our Communication Support service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties, such as aphasia. Our sessions can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and help you to rebuild your life after stroke.
We believe in life after stroke and we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda.
Had a stroke? Know someone who has? We’re here every step of the way with a range of Stroke Support services that can help you cope with the aftermath of stroke and support you as you work towards rebuilding your life.