The Sir Jack Petchey Peer Mentoring Service provides support and guidance for working age stroke survivors looking to return to work. This is London-wide pilot part funded by City Bridge Trust.
We provide information for employers about stroke, its effects, and how to support stroke survivors as they return to work.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
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.
When Dawn was seven years old, she was taken, without explanation, from her home in Jersey to Guy’s Hospital in London. She had difficulties with communication and so was sent away to a special needs school and also underwent some medical procedures, but was never told why.
In this project, the aim is to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying SVD.
A panel of independent experts has decided that alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is safe and effective under current guidelines.
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The Dunmow & District Stroke Support Group welcomes new members. The club offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outing and meals, games and quizzes.
Exercise is also provided under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.