About stroke

If you, a friend, or a member of the family has had a stroke you may want to find out more about the condition. The Stroke Association provides reliable information on all aspects of stroke. Some are shown below. If any of the links does not work please contact us so that we can fix it.

What is a stroke?

How can I recognize if someone has had a stroke?

What is a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)?

What should you do if you suspect that you or someone else has a stroke?

How does the stroke affect a person?

What causes a stroke?

How can strokes be prevented?

There is much more information available on strokes. The Stroke Association anis a reliable source of information. More links to wider stroke related resources can be found on the Stroke-in-Stoke 'Patient Information' page.