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NIHR: Rehabilitation and care following stroke

  Tuesday, 25 Apr 2023 | Funding Deadline

There are around 1.3 million stroke survivors living in the UK, and this number is set to increase in the coming years as the population ages and survival rates improve. Stroke can result in a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive effects. It is estimated that approximately one third of long-term stroke survivors in England have a moderate or severe disability and one-third a mild disability. As well as the significant impacts on the people who have a stroke and their families, there can be considerable health and social care costs. The current UK annual societal cost of stroke is estimated to be £25.6 billion.

The following NIHR programme is accepting applications to this theme: