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.
On 20 May 2014, we held our Research Round-table meeting on TIA (transient ischaemic attack or 'mini-stroke'.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Researchers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Canada have done research that claims that TIAs (mini strokes) could cause long-term disability, and that clot busting drugs like Actilyse could be used to treat them.
'Fatigue after stroke: so common, yet so little understood' - 2020Health blog contributed by Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager, Stroke Association.
Our campaign report on the real impact of mini-stroke (also known as transient ischaemic attack or TIA).
Fatigue after stroke; what are the important factors?
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Our round-table meetings aim to share knowledge arising from our funded research and create debate about the implications for health and social care policy and practice.