Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
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)
Simon's mum had a massive stroke that turned both their worlds upside down. Find out more about Simon's stroke story.
At present it is not clear how best to organise NHS services so that patients can benefit from thrombectomy 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?
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.
How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
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 currently in Scotland.