On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research".
Please donate today and help fund more pioneering pilot studies, like the FAST test project, which could lead to more breakthroughs and save the lives of many more people like William.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Richard began to pursue his passion for photography after he had a stroke very suddenly at the age of 31 which left him unable to speak. He has shown amazing courage and motivation, working hard to recover some of his speech.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
There are a number of tools available to help people with Aphasia communicate.
What does the Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 mean for stroke prevention, treatment and care?
Postgraduate Fellow: Mr Graham McClelland (TSA PGF 2015-01)
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
It's vital to know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke in yourself or someone else. Using the FAST test is the best way to do this. Our FAST information pack will give you the opportunity to learn more about the symptoms of stroke, hear examples of when the FAST test has changed someone’s life and how you can share the message.