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.
The Stroke Association's Stroke recoveries at risk report is based on the responses of almost 2,000 people affected by stroke, including 130 in Wales, making it the largest sample of the stroke community since Covid-19 took hold.
Read the key findings from our Stroke recoveries at risk report.
Due to the developing COVID-19 situation, we are currently suspending new prevention event registrations and materials orders. We will share more information here in the coming days.
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Professors Fiona Rowe and Audrey Bowen, and Dr Emma Patchwood are at the forefront of transforming stroke care for generations of stroke survivors - thanks to gifts left in the Wills of people like you.
In January, NHS England announced their Long Term Plan, in which stroke has been named as a new national priority. It also includes sections on both stroke care as well as cardiovascular disease.
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.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re working with NHS England, and other partners, to try and develop a national plan for stroke in England.
What does the Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 mean for stroke prevention, treatment and care?