About 80% strokes are caused by a blocked blood vessel. One third of these patients have a blockage of a large blood vessel in the neck or brain known as large artery occlusion stroke (LAOS).
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.
Read about the categories for the Life After Stroke Awards.
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.
Broadcaster, author and stroke survivor Andrew Marr is supporting a nationwide search for stroke survivors to enter the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards (LASA) 2016.
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
Here are the answers to our most frequently asked questions.