Medical research is essential to develop new treatments and therapies for stroke so that patients in the UK can get the best possible care. Clinical trials are conducted to test whether a new medical intervention is safe and effective and these trials often rely on the participation of volunteer stroke survivors.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
The World Stroke Congress (WSC) is currently being held in Hyderabad, India (26-29 October 2016). The WSC leads up to World Stroke Day on 29 October 2016. Yesterday saw Stroke Support Organisations (SSOs) from across the world convene at its Stroke Support Organisation Conference, which helped kick off WSC proceedings.
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may answer some queries you have about the services.
Calling all speech and language therapists who see people with progressive aphasia to support new research into speech and language therapy practices for this group.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about driving, leisure and holidays after a stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for carers.