Stroke does not only cause devastating physical damage, it also has a profound psychological and emotional impact on survivors and their families. It sends out emotional shockwaves that can lead to marriage breakdown and cause post-traumatic stress syndrome. Judy Hobson reviews the help available for stroke rehabilitation
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As a newly reformed National Health Service faces uncertainty, four experts tell Jason Hesse how Britain can continue to improve stroke services and avoid a postcode lottery on care
Stroke can be an isolating illness; however, technology may not only be saving lives at the cutting edge, but also helping improve quality of life when patients return home, writes Victoria Lambert
Stroke used to be thought of as untreatable and until recently received little attention from the government or the NHS. Fortunately, the outlook for many stroke patients has changed dramatically. Much of this change has come about as a result of carefully conducted clinical trials testing new treatments, says stroke specialist Professor Martin Brown