Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
In this edition we're celebrating the courage of stroke survivors, including people like Pete, who recently won a Life After Stroke Award. A severe stroke left Pete with the communication disability, aphasia, but it also changed his whole outlook on life. He now volunteers tirelessly to helps other people who've had their lives turned upside down by stroke.
Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).