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​Local stroke group hosts Give a Hand and Bake sale for the Stroke Association

​Local stroke group hosts Give a Hand and Bake sale for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 10:22 BST

The Pennine Stroke Support Group hosted an event Rochdale Leisure Centre on Saturday 20 October, to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

Norfolk stroke survivor urges residents to get baking and raise some dough for charity

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 14:20 BST

Natalie Beeston is taking part in Give a Hand and Bake this month

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 18, 2018 11:20 BST

The Mackem Life after Stroke Group is holding an event at Dovecote Meadow, Sunderland on Thursday 25 October, to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

Hampshire stroke survivor finds his voice and helps others

Hampshire stroke survivor finds his voice and helps others

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 14:04 BST

Harold Conqueror, 81, from Romsey, dedicates his time to help local stroke survivors in their recovery, after a stroke 14 years ago left him unable to speak.

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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.

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.

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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

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

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:00 BST

Do you know your blood pressure? High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke that we can control, yet it has no symptoms and can affect people of all ages and lifestyles.

Apr 18 - Apr 19

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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

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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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Stars sparkle for stroke heroes

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Karren Brady and Christopher Biggins hosted a star-studded crowd who descended on the capital to celebrate the Stroke Association’s Life ...

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Celebrity video - 'Not just a funny turn'

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Some of the UK's best loved comedians and stars of stage and screen told their favourite joke in the Stroke Association's 'Not just a fun...

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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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