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.
Support our work by volunteering to become an Office and Administration Volunteer or a Life After Stroke Grants Volunteer.
Lydia Lockhart, a Stroke Coordinator for Southampton, describes her role within the Stroke Association and what this involves.
Claire has been a Stroke Supporter Coordinator in the Fylde and Wyre area for almost five years. She tells us how her job has changed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
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 up to across Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Find out more about Give a Hand and Bake and how you can get involved.
Over 3500 delegates attended the 2nd European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2016) today in Barcelona. Today’s program included teaching courses, scientific presentations, an official welcome from the ESOC President Professor Kennedy Lees and from Professor Angel Chamorro, and presentations from major clinical trials.