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.
As part of our five-year research strategy we have made a commitment to working with others to achieve a clear vision about the future priorities for stroke research.
We organise the largest multidisciplinary stroke conference and exhibition in the UK, bringing together professionals from all stages of the stroke pathway to learn the latest developments in research and practice.
On February 11, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015 in Nashville, USA) the latest findings were released from four, large studies investigating the effect of treating patients with mechanical clot retrieval.
Read about the Life After Stroke Awards judges.
Find out more about our leadership team and our Trustees.
This policy explains how we use information you give to us and how we protect your privacy.
Our policy positions set out in detail where we stand on big issues that affect stroke survivors and the wider world of stroke.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
After a stroke, you may be eager to get back in the driving seat. However, strokes and TIAs can affect your ability to drive and there are procedures in place that you should follow if you want to drive again.