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North London stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

North London stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 15:30 GMT

Islington stroke survivor Joslyn Attico-Bona, 50, is one of the thousands of people living with aphasia, a communication disability, as a result of a stroke.

Hampshire stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

Hampshire stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 11:29 GMT

Farnborough stroke survivor Louise Perry, 44, is one of the thousands of people living with communication difficulties after a stroke.

Almost half a million people in the UK could be lost for words by 2025

Almost half a million people in the UK could be lost for words by 2025

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 00:01 GMT

Around 475,000 stroke survivors across the UK could be living with the communication disability aphasia by 2025

​Eastwood stroke survivor adds his voice to Lost for Words campaign

​Eastwood stroke survivor adds his voice to Lost for Words campaign

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2017 09:36 GMT

Eastwood stroke survivor Michael Boswell, 57, is one of the thousands of people living with communication difficulties after a stroke.

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Stroke Association statement following the death of Toni Mascolo

Stroke Association statement following the death of Toni Mascolo

News   •   Dec 11, 2017 14:40 GMT

Stroke Association statement following the death of TONY&GUY CEO Toni Mascolo

Stroke Association comment on the Budget

Stroke Association comment on the Budget

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 17:20 GMT

The Stroke Association welcomes the announcement of an additional £2.8 billion funding package for the NHS in England, and hope that the £350 million being made available immediately will help to ease the pressures on strained health services. However, today’s announcement falls well short of the funding that NHS’s leaders say it needs.

Jessie J calls on people in Scotland to add their voice to Stroke Association campaign

Jessie J calls on people in Scotland to add their voice to Stroke Association campaign

News   •   Nov 10, 2017 11:30 GMT

International chart-topper and singing sensation, Jessie J is calling on people across Scotland to join her in supporting the Stroke Association’s latest campaign: Lost for Words.

Edinburgh schoolboy wins national Life After Stroke Award

Edinburgh schoolboy wins national Life After Stroke Award

News   •   Nov 07, 2017 10:08 GMT

Neil Ferguson, 15, from Morningside, has been presented with a Life After Stroke Award by Paralympian Scott Quin and TV presenter Amanda Lamb at a glittering award ceremony in London on 1 November 2017.

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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 01 - May 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 28 - Nov 30

Liverpool

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Glasgow Res Run

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
Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke walks are fundraising events. The route is fully accessible so that anyone can take part, whatever their walking abil...

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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
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.

Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

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