We are one of Britain’s oldest and most successful health charities. Our history goes back well over a century and here we chart our many phases, from inception to the present day.
We are committed to making sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support. Find out how we work responsibly to achieve this.
Find out more about our leadership team and our Trustees.
Find out about setting up a regular donation to support stroke survivors in your area.
We are the UK’s leading stroke charity. We deliver stroke services across the UK, campaign for better stroke care, invest in research and fundraise to expand our reach to as many stroke survivors as possible.
Your donation will help rebuild the lives of stroke survivors.
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We strive to develop and extend partnerships in order to improve the quality of life after stroke and enhance stroke prevention.
A stroke can lead to seizures. This can happen soon after the stroke, or up to two years or more later. Having a seizure doesn't mean you will be diagnosed with epilepsy. Find out how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated, and first aid for a seizure. Plus driving after a seizure.
People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.