You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
After a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA, or mini-stroke) by law you can't drive for a calendar month. Check if you are able to return to driving and if you need to tell the DVLA/DVA. Find out how to get back to driving following a stroke.
Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.
We're bringing the UK Stroke Assembly 2020 to you. We'll provide online resources, workshops and materials to support your recovery at home. We're hosting weekly webinars and a range of activities to keep you engaged with our community and to ensure everyone is able to find the support they need.
The Stroke Priority Setting Partnership is being guided by a Steering Group. Members include people affected by stroke, health and social care professionals, and those in supporting roles. Where two people are named for one organisation, they are sharing one place.
Making a donation by text is a great way to support us.
Learn more about the Life After Stroke Awards 2018 and our deserving winners.
Our Postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly called Senior Research Training Fellowships) are awarded to outstanding postdoctoral candidates from the nursing or allied health professions, and are intended to enable you to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.
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.