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Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Watford

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Watford

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 15:37 BST

Around 50 stroke survivors and Watford residents raised over £2,000 for the Stroke Association, by taking part in the charity’s Step Out for Stroke walk in Cassiobury Park, on Saturday 14 July.

​Sheffield stroke survivors to benefit from new recovery service

​Sheffield stroke survivors to benefit from new recovery service

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 12:08 BST

More people affected by stroke in Sheffield will be able to receive support, with the launch of a new Stroke Recovery Service run by the Stroke Association.

​Local pupils raise £3,500 with 100km cycling challenge

​Local pupils raise £3,500 with 100km cycling challenge

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2018 08:45 BST

Pupils aged 13 and 14 from Arden Academy in Knowle, Solihull have raised £3,500 for the Stroke Association by completing a gruelling 100km bike ride.

​Young stroke survivor takes on 100 mile cycle for the Stroke Association

​Young stroke survivor takes on 100 mile cycle for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2018 10:12 BST

Sarah Revill-Dews, 28 from Nottingham, will take on the Prudential RideLondon 100-mile challenge on Sunday 29 July, to mark how far she has come since surviving a stroke, just two days after her honeymoon.

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Y Gymdeithas Strôc yn croesawu  gwariant ar ofal critigol yng Nghymru

Y Gymdeithas Strôc yn croesawu gwariant ar ofal critigol yng Nghymru

News   •   Jul 13, 2018 13:16 BST

Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi £15m i gefnogi gofal critigol. Mae'r Gymdeithas Strôc yn credu dylai'r peth o'r arian yma mynd at wella gofal strôc yn yr ysbyty.

Stroke Association in Wales welcomes funding for critical care

Stroke Association in Wales welcomes funding for critical care

News   •   Jul 13, 2018 12:48 BST

The Welsh Government has announced a £15m fund to support critical care. The Stroke Association would like some of this to go towards better stroke care in hospital.

Response from Director Scotland to the Scottish Stroke Care Audit 2018

News   •   Jul 10, 2018 13:22 BST

Scottish Government releases 2018 stroke audit results

Stroke Association statement on TIA and mini-stroke awareness

Stroke Association statement on TIA and mini-stroke awareness

News   •   Jul 03, 2018 09:19 BST

Stroke Association response to the story in the Daily Mail that the FAST campaign has failed to help patients recognise the signs of a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor strokes

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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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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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  • Media Manager (Maternity Cover)
  • Lucia.Hadjiconstanti@stroke.org.uk
  • 07515 596 7750

  • Press Contact
  • Communications Officer
  • Northern Ireland
  • joe.kenny@stroke.org.uk
  • 02890 508023
  • 07392 083402

  • Press Contact
  • Swyddog cyfathrebu | Communications officer
  • Wales | Cymru
  • nsffion.cvmidbles@uqstroke.ocjrgzl.ucfdiiuajzwcsk
  • 02920 524 419

  • Press Contact
  • Pennaeth Dylanwadu a Chyfathrebu, Cymru | Head of Influencing and Communication, Wales
  • Cymru | Wales
  • tdnarhyalnodrisz.davieqsytkbs@distjnprhbroke.orgiuovzf.uk
  • 029 20 524 420
  • 07703320915