We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda. It's why we fund research into finding new treatments, and also ways of reducing the risk of stroke across the UK. Find out what we're upto currently in Scotland.
In our new advert, survivors describe experiencing life-changing strokes in their own words. Stroke is serious, but it doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Recovery is tough but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, it is possible. Together we can support stroke survivors in rebuilding their lives.
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.
Help us reach more people who need support. Share the #RebuildingLives message on social media.
Download a free FAST information pack. We want as many people as possible to know the FAST test and be able to recognise a stroke.
Every year during June, organisations supporting people with aphasia work together to raise awareness. Around a third of people who have a stroke will experience aphasia. Greater awareness can mean easier communication and a better quality of life for a person with aphasia.
To avoid putting people at risk we have taken the decision to cancel all prevention events, including blood pressure testing, until at least the end of May 2020.
Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.
Find out what life is really like after a stroke in our Life After Stroke campaign summary.
Our campaign report on the real impact of mini-stroke (also known as transient ischaemic attack or TIA).