Running an organisation the size of the Stroke Association is a huge undertaking, and our offices around the UK ensure that our charity runs smoothly. Our Office and Administration Supporters provide regular administrative support to our head office, our regional offices and our Stroke Support teams across the UK.
We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to join our Conference and Events team in the Marketing and External Affairs department in Bromsgrove.
Had a stroke? Know someone who has? We’re here every step of the way with a range of Life After Stroke Services that can help you cope with the aftermath of stroke and support you as you work towards rebuilding your life.
We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to join our Conference and Events team in the Marketing and External Affairs department.
PRESTIGE-AF is a new multi-million Euro initiative funded by the European Commission has been set up to help prevent stroke in patients with existing conditions.
The International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2018 took place in Los Angeles (24-26 January).
The ISC is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects. Check out some of the highlights from 2018.
Making sure that as many people as possible know about stroke and the Stroke Association is a challenge, and one that we can’t achieve on our own. As a Stroke Ambassador, you will use your skills, experience and passion to represent the Stroke Association in your local community.
People who have survived a previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are at particularly high risk of subsequent, ‘recurrent’ stroke with 30% having another stroke in the following five years. High blood pressure is the most important reversible risk factor for having a recurrent stroke.
Inflammation is an important defence mechanism that the body uses in response to injury or infection. However, it can also be highly damaging to the brain directly after stroke. This study will investigate whether adult stem cells can be transformed and used to reduce inflammation in the brain after stroke, and promote recovey.
This study will investigate whether early initiation of direct anticoagulant drugs will be as safe as later initiation in stroke patients with an abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). It will also investigate whether early initation could lead to fewer recurrent strokes.