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​Congleton stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

​Congleton stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 10:09 GMT

Stroke survivor Gill Hughes, 62, from Congleton is urging people across Cheshire to be aware of the warning signs of stroke, and share the FAST message to help save more lives.

​Greenmount stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

​Greenmount stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 09:32 GMT

Stroke survivor David Hiscott, 48, from Greenmount, is urging people in Bury to be aware of the warning signs of stroke, and share the FAST message to help save more lives.

Wigan stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

Wigan stroke survivor backs Stroke Association’s FAST message

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 11:55 GMT

​Stroke survivor Elaine Pye, 53, from Wigan is urging people across the North West to be aware of the warning signs of stroke, and share the FAST message to help save more lives.

​Fermanagh stroke survivor urges people to act FAST

​Fermanagh stroke survivor urges people to act FAST

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2017 12:26 GMT

Geraldine Cassidy, 60 from Enniskillen survived a stroke in July 2016 and is now spreading the word about recognising FAST Test symptoms.

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Rise in number of middle aged people having strokes - Stroke Association comments

Rise in number of middle aged people having strokes - Stroke Association comments

News   •   Feb 02, 2018 09:52 GMT

Public Health England has launched its Act FAST campaign for 2018

NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare launches - the Stroke Association comments

NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare launches - the Stroke Association comments

News   •   Sep 21, 2015 15:30 BST

Public Health England, NHS England and NHS RightCare have today launched the third and biggest NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare to help commissioners, service providers and health professionals deliver the best healthcare.

Stroke Association response to review into the use of alteplase

Stroke Association response to review into the use of alteplase

News   •   Jul 24, 2015 09:00 BST

An independent expert review of the clot-busting drug alteplase used in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke has concluded that it is safe and effective for use up to 4.5 hours after the onset of stroke symptoms.

Misuse of the Act FAST campaign - Stroke Association comments

Misuse of the Act FAST campaign - Stroke Association comments

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 10:15 BST

A Twitter account has misused the Act FAST campaign, comparing Ed Milliband to a stroke patient.

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Public Health England Act FAST 2014

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Recognising the signs of stroke or TIA and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial. Know the warning signs.

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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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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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Our new booklet on mini-stroke is available to download

The booklet explains what a mini-stroke is, the symptoms to look out for and what action to take if you or someone else show any signs of stroke.

Not Just a Funny Turn: the real impact of TIA

Not Just a Funny Turn: the real impact of TIA

Documents   •   May 01, 2014 09:00 BST

Between October and December 2013 the Stroke Association ran a survey to ask people about their experiences of TIA. Our campaign briefing, Not Just a Funny Turn, is based on what they told us.