Health Minister must deliver on commitments to enhance life-changing stroke treatment
Responding to the return of the Stormont institutions, Northern Ireland Associate Director Alasdair O’Hara said:
“The Stroke Association welcome the return of the Northern Ireland Executive and are looking forward to working with Ministers and MLAs to make stroke the priority it needs to be.
“We now have a significant opportunity to address issues in stroke care and improve outcomes for peo
Stroke Association response to: Iatrogenic Alzheimer’s disease in recipients of cadaveric pituitary-derived growth hormone published in Nature Medicine
We’re proud to be working with Alzheimer’s Research UK and the NIHR to fund Dr Banerjee.
Charity warns a stroke can strike at any age as the number of younger people having stroke grows
Responding to the latest annual Scottish Stroke Figures released today, the Stroke Association is reminding people, that a stroke can happen to anyone of any age, and the effects can be devastating. The latest official figures show that the proportion of strokes that happen in people of working age is growing – an increase of 20% in the last ten years.
John Watson, Associate Director for the St
35-year-old Aaron Kent calls for more specialist mental health support for stroke survivors as he battles panic attacks and PTSD after a stroke
Stroke Association and Mind Cymru have partnered to produce a report highlighting the need for stroke survivors to have specialist mental health and wellbeing support to help rebuild their lives.
The Stroke Association’s Garden for Recovery to launch at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
The Stroke Association will present its first ever show garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2024, created to support stroke survivors to achieve their best possible recovery.
73% of the Scottish population wrongly believe that strokes don't happen to young people - yet stroke is drastically impacting young adults’ lives
I think we all have a duty to help each other and would encourage people to take their first step into volunteering.
I started volunteering for the Stroke Association about eight years ago.
The Stroke Association approached Red Cross looking for a trainer to deliver stroke awareness to the local community.
I lost count of the number of awareness courses I delivered and it was on one of these courses that I met a chap who had had a stroke and he struggled to get any support. We started to discuss on how we
Stroke Association response to King's Speech 2023
We welcome the proposed Tobacco and Vapes Bill, which proposes to raise the smoking age year on year to prevent stroke. Stroke is preventable, treatable and recoverable, but smoking doubles your risk of dying from a stroke. Implementing this plan will save lives, support people to live healthier and help avoid the devastating effects of stroke and other health conditions.
Sussex woman who had life-changing stroke aged 45 backs awareness campaign
A Sussex woman who had to give up the nursing career she loved after a stroke is backing a campaign to raise awareness that they can happen to anyone at any age.
Pennie McMichael from Seaford is sharing her story as research by the Stroke Association, to mark World Stroke Day on Sunday 29 October, reveals that over half of UK adults think strokes don’t affect young people – yet one in four happ
Stroke robbed Somerset teacher of the career she loved
A primary school teacher from Nailsea was unable to return to the job she loved after a devasting stroke aged 44.
Sarah Luxton’s stroke left her with a wide range of physical and emotional difficulties which means she can no longer work.
Now she’s backing a Stroke Association campaign - released to mark World Stroke Day on 29 October - to make more people aware that stroke can happen at any
Plymouth man who had severe stroke aged just 30 backs campaign for greater awareness of its impact on young people
A Plymouth doctor who had a severe stroke at 30 is backing a charity’s campaign to raise awareness that stroke can happen to anyone at any age.
Jimmy Hubbard’s stroke left him with a range of physical and emotional difficulties which ended his promising career as a hospital anaesthetist.
As he works to “get my life back”, Jimmy is sharing his story as research by the Stroke Association to ma