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Blood pressure testing in the Scottish Parliament
Art after stroke: exhibition showcases the work of local stroke survivors

Art after stroke: exhibition showcases the work of local stroke survivors

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 17:35 GMT

Inspirational art work created by stroke survivors from across West Kent were on public display at Allington Library on Tuesday 6 November.

Therapi celf i gefnogi goroeswyr strôc

Therapi celf i gefnogi goroeswyr strôc

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 13:13 GMT

Bydd rhaglen therapi celf newydd ar gyfer goroeswyr strôc yn dychwelyd i Ganolfan cymunedol Tŷ Llewelyn, Llandudno, ar Dachwedd 16.

Art therapy in support of stroke survivors

Art therapy in support of stroke survivors

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 13:08 GMT

An art therapy programme for stroke survivors will return to Tŷ Llewelyn Community Centre in Llandudno on 16 November

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Stroke Association statement on low blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension also known as OH) and stroke risk.

Stroke Association statement on low blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension also known as OH) and stroke risk.

News   •   Jul 26, 2018 09:25 BST

Middle-aged people who feel dizzy when standing up from a lying-down position may be at a higher risk of dementia or a stroke in the future, a report says.

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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 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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Wendy Johnson and friends | Wendy Johnson a ffrindiau

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Claire and Gary Edwards-Matthews from Morriston and Wendy and David Johnson from Llansamlet will be tackling the 26 mile Virgin Money Lon...

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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

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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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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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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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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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