Meet Julie, the face of our new campaign to reach new stroke survivors and their carers through GP surgeries.
Kattie Gallacher, a General Practtioner, talks about attending the UK Stroke Forum Conference and the difference that it made to her.
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.
Pos+Ability offer a range of activities including chair based exercise, exercise using equipment, peer support and rehabilitation. Attendance at the group is by referral only, which can be made via a GP, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapist, or Occupational Therapist.
Public Health Wales is reminding stroke survivors to get protected against flu with a free NHS vaccination if they haven’t had one yet this winter.
Wandsworth Moving Forward after Stroke provides a 12-week programme of exercise, advice and support for stroke survivors to help reduce the risk of further stroke. The exercise and education sessions can help you to improve physical fitness, and explore positive lifestyle changes.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Take a Moment to order your free Blood Pressure Information Pack today to enjoy more moments doing what you love, with the people you love.
The Stroke Association has completed 15,000 blood pressure checks with Royal Mail employees.
A new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine suggests that being diagnosed with shingles could increase the risk of stroke, and heart attack, for some months after diagnosis. The study was co-funded by the Stroke Association.