The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 took place between 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The third day of ESOC featured new research which identified how to improve stroke care worldwide – from simple measures in low to middle-income countries, through to refinement of advanced techniques for acute and preventative stroke treatments.
If you have had a stroke and are of working age, SWAGS offers peer support, information, and help with problems in an informal, friendly setting. New members always welcome. The group meets on the second Friday of every month.
This page has all the details you'll need to get in touch with us about fundraising, stroke support and other queries.
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
How we take part in EU funded research, details of current projects and how you can join us.
Learn more about what's new in the world of stroke research, our research round-tables, lectures and workshops.
We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we actively campaign for better stroke care, working with politicians of all parties to ensure stroke remains high on the political agenda. It's why we fund research into finding new treatments, and also ways of reducing the risk of stroke across the UK. Find out what we're upto across Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The aim of this research programme is to develop a human brain bank to support biomedical research into the pathophysiology of human SVD that may be used nationally and internationally.
Whether you'll be able to return to work and what you're going to do if you can't may be causing you a lot of worry.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.