The Stroke Association statement on the death of Lord Skelmersdale

News   •   Nov 08, 2018 11:59 GMT

Stephen King, Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Stroke Association said:

“We were sad to hear of the passing of Lord Skelmersdale. He was the Chair of the Stroke Association from 1993 to 2003 and during that time, he made many important contributions to our charity.

“Under Lord Skelmersdale’s leadership we were able to support more people affected by stroke and fund stroke research. He was also key in helping to position stroke as a major health condition for the UK, in both Houses of Parliament. We are proud to continue his legacy to change the world for people affected by stroke.”

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​Local stroke survivor urges support for charity who helped her recovery

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 11:01 GMT

Sheila Brand, a 58 year old stroke survivor from Guisborough is supporting the Stroke Association’s ‘I am more than my stroke’ Christmas appeal after the charity helped her to return to the hobby she loved.

​Urmston stroke survivor urges support for charity

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 10:31 GMT

Hannah McGrath, a 27 year old stroke survivor from Urmston, is supporting the Stroke Association’s ‘I am more than my stroke’ Christmas appeal.

​Local stroke survivor urges support for charity who helped his recovery

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2018 09:25 GMT

Ian Hyson, a stroke survivor from Romney Marsh is supporting the Stroke Association’s ‘I am more than my stroke’ Christmas appeal.

​Local stroke survivor urges support for charity who helped his recovery

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 10:34 GMT

Phil Silcock, a stroke survivor from Haywards Heath is supporting the Stroke Association’s ‘I am more than my stroke’ Christmas appeal after the charity helped him after a devastating stroke left him unable to walk or talk.

Stirling man proves there can be life after stroke

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 16:29 GMT

James’ life turned upside down in an instant when he had a stroke on Christmas night at the age of 51.

Stroke Association launches new project to improve wellbeing in North Devon

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2018 08:40 GMT

The Stroke Association is celebrating after being awarded a grant of National Lottery funding to launch a new project: Active Lives After Stroke. The charity has been awarded £213,620 to support four projects across England, including North Devon.

Local celebrities line up for Stroke Association Christmas carol service

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 08:19 GMT

The Stroke Association’s annual Christmas carol service will this year take place on Wednesday 12 December at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street.

​Southport Stroke Fundraisers raise £18,000 for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 15:23 GMT

A group of Southport fundraisers have raised more than £18,000 for the Stroke Association, by hosting a Golf Dinner at Southport Convention Centre on Friday 23 November.

​Merch o Bowys yn ennill gwobr genedlaethol am ofalu

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 12:32 GMT

Mae Grace Matthews, 16 oed, o Grughywel, wedi ennill Gwobr Gofalwr Cenedlaethol am ei hymroddiad i gefnogi ei mam i wella ar ôl cael strôc. Dim ond 13 mlwydd oed oedd Grace pan gafodd ei mam, Heidi, strôc a effeithiodd ar ei hiaith a'i golwg.

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The Stroke Association. We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery. It’s why we fund research to develop new treatments and ways to prevent stroke. The Stroke Association is a charity. We rely on your support to change lives and prevent stroke. Together we can conquer stroke.

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