Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home, co-ordinated by a team of therapists, nurses and a doctor. A number of ESD services have been set up across England. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Join us in Scotland's beautiful capital city for the fantastic Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5k.
Join us in Scotland's beautiful capital city for the fantastic Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
Stroke Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is a multidisciplinary team intervention that clinical trials have shown reduces length of hospital stay and reduces risk of death and dependency. This research programme will investigate the impact of implementing ESD at scale and in real world conditions and investigate which models of ESD are effective in practice.
Read about our past campaigns and what they've achieved.
Stroke survivor and volunteer Emma Day shares her story and why volunteering is important.
Our Keynote Lecture showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
This year’s lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester. Professor Rothwell is one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists whose research focusses on inflammation in brain disease, especially stroke.