At our latest training day, we were delighted to welcome Professor Tony Rudd CBE, National Clinical Director for Stroke with NHS England. He talked to our lecturers about what he felt makes a good leader.
A warm welcoming environment awaits you, where you can gain friendships from others with similar life-changing experiences. Please do join us at our informal Life After Stroke Café.
We are seeking an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our management team.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Stroke Support team in our Regional centre.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
Find out how your taste and smell can change after a stroke, why it happens and what may help you cope with the changes.
There are other, less common problems, that can happen after stroke. These include seizures or epilepsy, hallucinations and a very rare condition known as locked-in syndrome.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
This page explains why you may have problems with memory or thinking after a stroke, why these problems happen and how they can be treated.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.