Professor Audrey Bowen, from the University of Manchester, is funded by the Stroke Association to carry out research into strategies for coping with cognitive difficulties after stroke. Like many researchers across the UK, Professor Bowen’s work has been affected by the pandemic.
Alasdair O’Hara, Associate Director for the Stroke Association in Northern Ireland, responds to the new Stroke Action Plan published by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based upon the responses of almost 2000 people affected by stroke, including 104 people from Northern Ireland, making it the largest survey of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.
During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.