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The Stroke Association

A factsheet from the Stroke Association explains the different types of problems you might experience and how they can be treated. At the end of this factsheet you will also find a list of organisations that offer support and further advice, and a glossary. Read more


The Royal National Institute of Blind People has created a comprehensive guide to the most common eye conditions related to stroke that you can download. They also offer support for coping with the conditions. Read more

British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS)

BIOS is a professional and educational body for the UK and Republic of Ireland representing Orthoptists. A registered charity and company limited by guarantee, members mostly live and work in the British Isles. Read more

Royal College of Ophthalmology

The Royal College of Ophthamology have published their clinical guidelines. The aim of College Clinical Guidelines is to identify the best medical evidence, set standards of patient care and ensure patient safety, providing a benchmark for outcomes within which high quality Ophthalmology can be practiced in the UK health service. Read more

Esme’s Umbrella

Esme’s Umbrella is a Campaign Group working towards a greater awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Read more


The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency's Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals. Read more

Faceblind UK

Faceblind UK is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company in 2014. It is run by and for people whose lives are impacted by prosopagnosia.

It aims to: “to work across the UK to raise awareness, recognition and understanding of face blindness (prosopagnosia), and to provide services to people who have face blindness, including information, networking and support.” Read more