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Local hospital invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Local hospital invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2017 09:06 BST

Weston General Hospitalis holding a bake sale on Thursday 26 October to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

Local stroke support group celebrates thirtieth anniversary

Local stroke support group celebrates thirtieth anniversary

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2017 17:26 BST

A support group for stroke survivors in Barnet has celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Local stroke group invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Local stroke group invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2017 08:13 BST

The Eastbourne and Hailsham Stroke Support group is holding a bake sale at Langney Shopping Centre on Tuesday 24 October to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

Dorset stroke survivor invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Dorset stroke survivor invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 13:06 BST

A Dorset stroke survivor is calling on local residents to roll up their sleeves, grab a mixing bowl and bake to raise vital funds for stroke survivors.

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Thousands in Northern Ireland could be spared devastation of stroke

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 08:54 BST

A new report, published today by the Stroke Association, reveals that over 110,000 people in the UK could be saved from having a stroke by 2035 if research into the latest stroke prevention procedures were properly funded.

Public Health England, in partnership with charities including the Stroke Association, launches Heart Age Test

Public Health England, in partnership with charities including the Stroke Association, launches Heart Age Test

News   •   Sep 04, 2017 13:02 BST

Public Health England (PHE) is urging adults to take three minutes out of their day to take the Heart Age Test.

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

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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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