This booklet talks about what happens if swallowing problems last longer than a few weeks. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Pilot trial of devices to extract clot from occluded arteries (PISTE)
At present it is not clear how best to organise NHS services so that patients can benefit from threombectomy for stroke. The Institute of Heath Services, Newcastle University, has produced an online survey to understand the preferences of stroke survivors, their carers and the public on the future of stroke thrombectomy service organisation in the UK.
Can stem cells be used to reduce the damage of inflammation after stroke and promote brain repair?
Through a range of activities and meetings, the North Harrow Stroke Group provides essential peer and social support.
How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers at Newcastle University have shown that, in monkeys, it is possible to restore hand and arm movement lost through brain damage.
In this project, the aim is to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying SVD.