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Southwark resident to tackle Thames Path Challenge for the Stroke Association

Southwark resident to tackle Thames Path Challenge for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2017 10:18 BST

Anelise Rosa, 24, from Southwark is preparing to run 100km to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

​University of Leicester professor goes the extra mile for the Stroke Association

​University of Leicester professor goes the extra mile for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2017 11:53 BST

A University of Leicester professor is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 10 September, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Norfolk woman tackles windmill climb for the Stroke Association

Norfolk woman tackles windmill climb for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2017 13:55 BST

Anna Bridle, 48, from Sporle is taking on the Spiral to the Summit windwill climbing challenge on Sunday 17 September 2017 to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Surrey resident to tackle 26.2 mile walk for the Stroke Association

Surrey resident to tackle 26.2 mile walk for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2017 15:33 BST

Tracy Smithers, 46, from Haslemere, is taking on a walking marathon challenge on Saturday 23 September, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

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Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

News   •   Jul 13, 2017 12:43 BST

NHS England has today (Thursday, 13 July) announced a new set of performance targets for the ambulance service which will apply to all 999 calls for the first time. The new targets will save lives and remove “hidden” and long waits suffered by millions of patients, including reducing lengthy waits for the frail and elderly.

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

News   •   May 24, 2017 00:01 BST

Families speak of ‘devastating effects’ of strokes in children as new guidelines launch to help healthcare professionals and parents spot the signs and improve long-term care

A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years

A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years

News   •   May 20, 2017 08:00 BST

​This dementia awareness week, three of the UK’s leading health charities have highlighted that one in ten stroke survivors (10 per cent) are expected to develop dementia within a year of having their stroke, increasing to a third (32 per cent) within 5 years.(1)

​Doncaster woman prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to help conquer stroke

​Doncaster woman prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to help conquer stroke

News   •   May 17, 2017 15:13 BST

A Doncaster woman is preparing to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

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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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