Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Depression is known to increase the risk of heart disease and some studies have suggested it may also increase the risk of stroke. It is estimated that 33% of stroke survivors suffer depression, although little is known about it.
Our 'State of the Nation' document is a definitive, up-to-date and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke including incidence, mortality, prevalence, risk factors and stroke care.
The Vale of Clwyd Communication Support Group focuses on speech and communication issues that stroke survivors may face, using a variety of enjoyable and interesting activities to meet different needs.
This Stroke Association guide helps you understand your own risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your chances of having a stroke. Includes tips for stroke survivors, and great advice on healthy living choices for everyone.
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care.
The Stroke Association held this workshop to set the priorities for research into the psychological consequences of stroke in the UK.
Smoking doubles your risk of death from stroke, so quitting is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk. This guide explains the link between smoking and stroke, and what support is available to help you stop.
We were selected as Royal Mail’s Charity of the Year in 2014 and we worked in partnership with the company for over two years.
Following feedback from our readers, we've rewritten and redesigned our main stroke guides to better meet the needs of stroke survivors and carers.