Press releases

Stroke Association comment on Lord John Prescott's stroke

Jun 25, 2019 12:37 BST
We were very sad to hear that Lord Prescott has had a stroke. Unfortunately, he is one ...

Stroke survivors in Northern Ireland “struggling to recover”

Stroke survivors in Northern Ireland “struggling to recover”

Feb 18, 2019 09:25 GMT
A new report, published today (Monday 18 February 2019) by the Stroke Association, reve...

Royal honour for Cardiff stroke survivor

Royal honour for Cardiff stroke survivor

Dec 29, 2018 10:25 GMT
A Cardiff resident has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list, after having...

Paralysed British stroke victim “held hostage” in Dubai over business debt.

Paralysed British stroke victim “held hostage” in Dubai over business debt.

Dec 06, 2017 09:46 GMT
71 year Malcolm Munroe, hospitalised after suffering a stroke in 2013 left him paralys...

Mentally ill American stroke victim "held hostage" in Dubai over missed debt instalments that he can never pay.

Mentally ill American stroke victim "held hostage" in Dubai over missed debt instalments that he can never pay.

Nov 27, 2017 14:00 GMT
​David Oliver, an American former university professor is a stroke victim with mental h...

 Thousands could benefit from revolutionary stroke treatment

Thousands could benefit from revolutionary stroke treatment

Dec 02, 2016 15:07 GMT
Almost 10,000 UK stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent...

New app improves treatment of atrial fibrillation

Apr 04, 2016 15:45 BST
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke. Treatment with oral anticoagulation r...

New team for World Stroke Day (29th Oct)

New team for World Stroke Day (29th Oct)

Oct 25, 2012 18:25 BST
A new team at the Countess of Chester Hospital will be helping to support World Stroke ...

Link found between environmental pollutants and stroke

Jul 17, 2012 12:06 BST
Individuals with elevated levels of PCBs and DDT in their blood run a greater risk of h...