Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.
South West Essex Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
BBC 5 Live Daily looked at the great work we do in the Life After Stroke Centre. Find out more about some of the topics that were covered, including information on stroke, services near you and how you can support the charity.
An informal space for stroke survivors aged 18-65 to meet new people, share experiences, and have access to support and information regarding stroke and recovery. Family members and carers welcome.
Read about the 2012 Life After Stroke Awards.
Read about the 2011 Life After Stroke Awards.
The Harlow Stroke Support Group welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the area. The group provides peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
Read about the Life After Stroke Awards 2014.
Read about the Life After Stroke Awards 2013.