The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
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.
A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is the same as a stroke but the symptoms last a short amount of time. This guide explains how to spot the signs of a TIA, and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.
Southampton Stroke Health Promotion and Engagement works directly with members of the public to disseminate health promotion messages and raise awareness of stroke, including how to prevent a stroke, the effects of stroke and how to recognise a stroke (FAST).
Stroke month is fast approaching and this year with a new name. From this year, we’re calling our stroke month Make May Purple for stroke.
We'd love to say a big thank you to all for your support in 2015 and with your help, together we can conquer stroke.
Our Level 2 in Stroke Awareness & Acquired Brain Injury qualification is aimed at HCAs, Care Home & Domiciliary staff who need to know how to act FAST and react to stroke emergency. Ideal training for residential, respite, day care, home care or acute and rehabilitation healthcare staff.
Resources for professionals - Communication aids, publications
Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.
Gareth Davies had a stroke because of high blood pressure and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
The Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.