A research project to find out if a ‘polypill’ can help reduce the chance that people who have had a stroke will have a heart attack or another stroke.
Local stroke survivors have joined in a new stroke research program at the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Centre in Bromsgrove on Monday 05 September. STARR (stroke, technology and risk reduction) is a new research program, which will help stroke survivors manage their risk factors for recurrent stroke: a stroke that happens after someone has their first stroke.
Winter is full of festive treats. But what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke. In your winter Stroke News we demystify the advice - from what five-a-day looks like to getting to grips with alcohol units and understanding food labels so we can make healthier choices while really enjoying ourselves this winter.
A system of supported decision making and self-management for the prevention of secondary stroke.
This research project will work with stroke survivors and their families. In year one, we will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families. The programme will provide information, education and support. It will help people to learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.
We are excited to share that the Government has just committed to the new national plan for stroke that we have been developing with NHS England.
Had a stroke? Know someone who has? We’re here every step of the way with a range of Stroke Support services that can help you cope with the aftermath of stroke and support you as you work towards rebuilding your life.
Kattie Gallacher, a General Practtioner, talks about attending the UK Stroke Forum Conference and the difference that it made to her.
My Stroke Guide’s trusted online support is all in one place, whenever you need it, to guide you through your stroke recovery journey. Access easy-to-read information, advice and videos. Connect to other stroke survivors in the 'My social' community pages.
This toolkit is for teachers and childcare professionals supporting children after a stroke. It explains how a stroke can affect a child's early development, and progress at school. The toolkit provides practical tools to help with communication, planning and documentation.