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.
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.
Help us reach more people who need support. Share the #RebuildingLives message on social media to aid us in our goal.
Make stroke the priority it needs to be in Scotland by sharing our manifesto, which lays out what we want politicians to do after the election in May.
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.
Read the key findings from our Stroke recoveries at risk report, which found that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of stroke treatment and care.
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.
In January 2019, 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 and we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many stroke survivors’ recoveries. That’s why long-term improvements to stroke treatment and care are more vital than ever.