We have compiled the state of atrial fibrillation care for each CCG in England. How is AF care in your CCG?
Our stroke prevention activity helps people to understand the risk factors for stroke and what they can do to reduce or manage their risk of having a stroke.
Join us on Stroke Prevention Day and make one small change to reduce your risk of stroke. Read inspiring stories from people who've made a change to their lifestyle, and how it has helped them reduce their risk of stroke.
We are a proud partner in the National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI), a partnership of 16 health research funders including government departments, research councils and medical charities. Launched today, a new report sheds light on the NPRI's fresh approach to preventing ill health.
Carotid artery narrowing causes about 15% of strokes of the type where blood clots block blood flow to the brain, and this study aims to find prevention for this.
Small Vessel Disease (SVD) is a disease of the small blood vessels in the brain and can lead to stroke and dementia. At the moment, we don't know how to stop SVD developing, or how to treat it. This Lectureship aims to improve future clinical trials that aim to prevent SVD.
This study is investigating whether colchicine, a medication used to treat gout, could help to stop people who have previously had a stroke or TIA from having further strokes.
Professor Joanna Wardlaw CBE talks about the new SVDs@target programme - Targeting interventions for small vessel disease to prevent stroke and dementia. This programme was funded by a 6 million euro grant from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.
PRESTIGE-AF is a new multi-million Euro initiative funded by the European Commission has been set up to help prevent stroke in patients with existing conditions.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.