Life after stroke

Long term support and information

Reducing the risk of stroke

A stroke can happen to anyone and in most cases there is no single cause, but various factors can increase or decrease the risk.

Some people are more at risk than others and some factors cannot be changed such as:

Tests and treatment

A range of assessments will be carried out throughout your stay in hospital by the team. These tests and investigations will:

Stroke Services

If you or someone you know has had a stroke in the Gateshead area, these web pages may help you to understand a little more about what has happened and what the effects might be.

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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