Stroke Association’s Chief Executive, Juliet Bouverie, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire Medal (OBE) in the Queen’s 2019 New Year’s Honour’s list, for services to stroke survivors.
We are delighted that staff and volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s New Years Honours list for 2020. The list recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. Read about Juliet Bouverie, Barry Macaulay and Nick Cann.
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, talks in detail about the changing landscape for stroke.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
Training and taking part in one of our Resolution Runs could reduce your risk of stroke by one fifth according to Tom Robinson, a leading Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Leicester.
Tristan Maynard, 71, had a stroke in March 2018, which left him in constant pain and paralysed on his right side.
Supported by his physiotherapists and Moving Forward After Stroke group, Tristan looked for ways to build movement into his daily routine to help him get active again.
The Department of Health’s public consultation on Reshaping Stroke Care, which launched in March, closed on Friday 30 August 2019. The Stroke Association has submitted our consultation response for the Department of Health to consider.
We have appointed Ceri Jackson as the charity’s newest trustee in Wales. Ceri has 25 years’ experience working in the third sector and with healthcare systems across the UK in consultant, executive and non-executive roles.
A few days before her 51st birthday in May 2016, Donna Mackenzie-Smyth had two strokes. The effects of stroke had a huge impact on Donna’s life. This is her story.