Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
This book tells you what care should be provided after stroke. It is written for people affected by stroke and their carers. It's a short version of the detailed National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (5th edition).
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.