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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.

Men who get fit in middle age can halve their risk of strokes - Stroke Association comments

Men who get fit in middle age can halve their risk of strokes - Stroke Association comments

News   •   Aug 29, 2017 09:30 BST

Middle-aged men who throw themselves into fitness can halve their risk of strokes, research indicates

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.

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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

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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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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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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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