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Stroke is the third most common killer in Scotland and the leading cause of disability in Scotland. We support world-class research in Scotland.
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The Telephone Befriending Service in Scotland offers an opportunity to talk to trained volunteers about their stroke journey, stroke recovery, and local services.
The UK Stroke Assembly Scotland took place on Monday 22 October 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow. More than 50 people affected by stroke came together to take action and have their say on stroke and aphasia. Read about the event, view photos and presentations from the talks and workshops.
This is a Stroke Association Voluntary Group which provides a weekly opportunity for stroke survivors and carers to meet and take part in an exercise class run by a chartered physiotherapist.
The Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Heart Disease and Stroke in the Scottish Parliament held an Inquiry into high blood pressure in Scotland. There are a set of recommendations in the report that will be published on Tuesday 22 January 2019.
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.
On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
Announcing the first of our new Priority Programme Awards
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).
Dr Yvonne Chun, Stroke Association Princess Margaret Fellow is awarded a CSO Academic Fellowship to continue her research in anxiety after stroke.