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​NHS stroke professionals unite for fundraising challenge to help rebuild lives

​NHS stroke professionals unite for fundraising challenge to help rebuild lives

Press releases   •   May 22, 2020 12:15 BST

NHS stroke professionals across the UK have united to take on a series of fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association this May, and are calling on their colleagues to join them.

Stroke Association partners with LoSalt® in bid to cut nation’s blood pressure

Stroke Association partners with LoSalt® in bid to cut nation’s blood pressure

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2020 00:01 BST

The Stroke Association and LoSalt® have today launched a new partnership aimed at encouraging people to lower the risk of stroke and other serious health conditions.

​Baroness Karren Brady supports the Stroke Association’s appeal for ad space

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2020 12:17 BST

The Stroke Association is asking brands and organisations with upcoming television or radio advertising space to consider donating airtime in the month of May and June, so that they can maintain awareness of stroke throughout the pandemic.

​Stroke concern rising amid Covid-19 crisis warns top charity

​Stroke concern rising amid Covid-19 crisis warns top charity

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2020 15:54 BST

Concerns are mounting that people across the UK who have a stroke or TIA/mini-stroke (transient ischemic attack) are not calling 999 amid the coronavirus pandemic. With stroke striking every five minutes, the Stroke Association fears that thousands of people could be at risk of severe disability, or even stroke-related death, if they don’t Act FAST on stroke symptoms.

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Response to Scottish Stroke Care Audit 2019 report

Response to Scottish Stroke Care Audit 2019 report

News   •   Jul 09, 2019 09:44 BST

New research reveals stroke deaths are falling, but more strokes are occurring in younger people

New research reveals stroke deaths are falling, but more strokes are occurring in younger people

News   •   May 23, 2019 10:33 BST

Deaths from stroke have fallen by 55 per cent overall between 2001 and 2010, thanks to better NHS care, according to new research published in the BMJ.

Stroke Association statement on partnering with Emilia Clarke and SameYou

Stroke Association statement on partnering with Emilia Clarke and SameYou

News   •   Mar 21, 2019 16:25 GMT

The Stroke Association is partnering with SameYou to understand and report on the unmet needs of young adults living with brain injury and stroke.

Stroke Association statement in response to NHS Long-Term Plan

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 10:05 GMT

Stroke Association statement in response to NHS Long-Term Plan

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Murdoch Rodgers' amazing experience running the Glasgow Scottish Run as part of 'Team Justine'

Murdoch Rodgers' amazing experience running the Glasgow Scottish Run as part of 'Team Justine'

Blog posts   •   Jan 21, 2019 16:37 GMT

On Sunday 30 September 2018 I took part in the Great Scottish Half Marathon in Glasgow. For the first time, I was running as part of a team - I was a member of ‘Team Justine’ to raise money for the Stroke Association.

Renée Wallen: my son had a stroke

Renée Wallen: my son had a stroke

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2018 10:14 BST

"As much as anyone thinks they know about stroke, until you've actually spent the night awake by your child's bedside, watching every breath and wondering if they'll wake up, speak, walk, be the child they once were - or a new person bringing unimaginable life changes to the family, it's impossible to really understand."

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Blog posts   •   Feb 12, 2018 15:39 GMT

In the second part of his blog series, Graham talks us through a great way of reaching your goals.

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

Blog posts   •   Feb 02, 2018 14:44 GMT

My name is Katie Simpson. I'm 30 years old, and a mother of two beautiful girls. I had a stroke in 2013 at the age of 25 years old. I had my stroke whilst I was 16 weeks pregnant, which led to clots in the baby's placenta, causing the pregnancy to end.

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Life After Stroke Awards 2016

Life After Stroke Awards 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:22 BST

The Stroke Association's UK Life After Stroke Awards recognise the achievements of everyone affected by stroke. We celebrate stroke survivors for showing tremendous spirit and determination after their stroke. We also commend carers, volunteers, stroke clubs and health professionals who are with stroke survivors every step of the way.

Nov 16 10:15 GMT

London

World Stroke Day 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:07 BST

Saturday 29 October marks World Stroke Day

Oct 29 10:05 BST

Worldwide

Make May Purple 2016

Make May Purple 2016

Events   •   Jan 07, 2016 15:36 GMT

Make May Purple aims to raise awareness of stroke. Throughout the month, people will be holding purple-themed bake sales, getting involved with Know Your Blood Pressure events and hosting community fairs to help conquer stroke.

May 01May 31

UK

UK Stroke Forum

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:18 BST

"The most important stroke meeting in the UK ... A great opportunity to hear about research developments and examples of best practice" (Professor Martin Dennis, University of Edinburgh)

Nov 28Nov 30

Liverpool

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Glasgow Res Run

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'not just a funny turn' event at The Scottish Parliament

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Poppy shows support of 'Together We Can Conquer Stroke' at Resolution Run in Glasgow

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ITV's This Morning features the EastEnders stroke storyline

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A sneak preview of the EastEnders stroke storyline, including details on the Stroke Association's involvement.

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Mini-stroke and stroke survivor: Dave

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Dave was juggling a family and a demanding job. He had no idea what a mini-stroke was when he woke up and his arm was numb.

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Carer for a mini-stroke survivor: Jean

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Jean’s husband Michael has had a number of mini-strokes in the last couple of Here Jean explains how the experience has changed both thei...

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Mini-stroke survivor: Mark

Mini-stroke survivor: Mark

In 2011 Mark, 28, had a TIA after he was hit by a car whilst walking home from work. Paramedics took Mark to hospital where he was kept i...

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State of the nation 2017

State of the nation 2017

Documents   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:06 BST

State of the Nation is a definitive, up-to-date, evidence-based and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke. It includes statistics on: incidence mortality prevalence risk factors stroke treatment and care the impact on the lives of stroke survivors.

Stroke priorities for the next Welsh government
Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download your copy now.

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