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Press Releases • Nov 06, 2017 10:51 GMT
Well Pharmacy has been named as Corporate Supporter of the Year by the Stroke Association at the charity’s annual Life After Stroke Awards. The awards celebrate the courage shown by stroke survivors and carers as well as the great work and commitment shown by health professionals, groups and supporter organisations.
Press Releases • Nov 06, 2017 10:16 GMT
Neath Port Talbot Stroke Support Group have been presented with a Life After Stroke Award on behalf of the Stroke Association by the BBC One Show host Alex Jones. The star-studded ceremony was held at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 1 November
Press Releases • May 03, 2017 10:15 BST
The Stroke Association has appointed Andrew Cook as Executive Director of Income Generation. Andrew, who takes over from interim Director of Fundraising, Sam Hyde, joins the charity on 24 July, and will be based at their head office in London.
Stroke survivors entering care homes are missing out on crucial rehabilitation and being ‘written off’, the Stroke Association and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are warning today
Press Releases • Apr 01, 2015 10:55 BST
A survey found that 3 in 5 care homes are not following National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines that the needs of a stroke survivor must be assessed by a specialist within 72 hours of admission.
The UK will fail to meet international commitments to reduce deaths from preventable diseases – Richmond Group
Press Releases • Nov 06, 2014 10:44 GMT
The Richmond Group of Charities has called for a national plan for health improvement to meet the World Health Organisation’s target of reducing preventable deaths by 25% by 2025. A new report 'What is preventing progress?' says local and national government, the NHS, public services, the private sector, charities and patients must work together to put prevention first.
Press Releases • Nov 05, 2014 15:23 GMT
Baroness Brady, politician, businesswoman and star of The Apprentice, is launching a nation-wide search for inspiring stroke survivors, carers and volunteers to take part in the Stroke Association’s 2015 Life After Stroke Awards sponsored by the TONI & GUY Charitable Foundation.
Care and Support Alliance: The English public has given a ‘vote of no confidence’ in the care system
Press Releases • Sep 01, 2014 09:46 BST
One of the largest ever independent surveys of social care in England shows people back funding increase - Six in 10 people are not confident they will receive sufficient care; that goes up to seven in 10 for over 60s - Two thirds of those aged 60 and over in England believe government should be doing more in this area and less in others
Press Releases • Aug 21, 2014 10:04 BST
The Stroke Association has been awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark as a healthcare training provider. The award identifies the highest quality training that offers value for money and expert understanding of the health care industry.
Press Releases • Jun 09, 2014 00:01 BST
Research reveals crisis of carers struggling without support and huge gaps in national understanding of growing social issue
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2015 09:29 BST
An estimated 1.4 million people in England have atrial fibrillation (AF) yet over a third of them are undiagnosed. Of the people who have been diagnosed, 31% are not being given anticoagulation treatment, as recommended by current NICE guidelines.