In March 2017, Kate had a life-changing stroke. Whilst she was in hospital recovering, her husband was also taken into hospital, seriously ill. Read Kate's stroke story.
We’re looking for two to three Stroke Group Supporters, over the age of 18 years old, to help set up/ join our group based at Gildacre Fields, Bardolph Drive, Sunderland, SR5 2EL.
The second chapter of our lived experience of stroke report explores the wider impacts of stroke. We look at how stroke impacts relationships as well as work and finances.
The first chapter of our lived experience of stroke report looks at the hidden effects of stroke. While some effects of a stroke may be obvious, effects like emotional changes, memory loss and extreme tiredness are harder to see.
Based at the David Rayner Centre, Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5JT, we’re looking for 2 Volunteer Stroke Group Supporters who love to organise!
This study is investigating whether colchicine, a medication used to treat gout, could help to stop people who have previously had a stroke or TIA from having further strokes.
This research will investigate 2000 drugs that are already known to be safe for use in humans to see if they could help reduce the amount of damage to the brain an intracerebral haemorrhage (a type of stroke caused by a bleed in the brain) causes.
Fatigue is common after stroke, but there’s currently a lack of treatment available for fatigue after stroke. This research will create a fatigue management programme designed to support stroke survivors to self-manage their fatigue.
This project is part of a larger on-going study into Small Vessel Disease (SVD) after stroke. It will allow the researchers to invite some of the participants in this project back for more frequent brain scans and tests to help them to understand more about SVD after stroke.
Simon's mum had a massive stroke that turned both their worlds upside down. Find out more about Simon's stroke story.