Press Releases

9-year-old stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Oct 13, 2014 14:27 BST Stroke Association

Stroke Association launches ‘My Stroke Guide’ to help thousands conquer stroke

Oct 10, 2014 15:17 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association launches a new web tool to support stroke survivors make their best possible recovery. ‘My Stroke Guide’ will be a service available to stroke survivors who receive the charity’s ‘Life After Stroke’ services so that they can be supported by Stroke Association staff.

Free diabetes awareness necklace could save lives.

Oct 10, 2014 14:10 BST Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Diabetes Research & Wellness foundation (DRWF) supports people living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes across the UK and offers anyone who gets in touch a free diabetes awareness necklace and free medical check-up card.

The Stroke Association calls on Bromsgrove to help conquer stroke

Oct 10, 2014 08:41 BST Stroke Association

Mind-controlled prosthetic arms that work in daily life are now a reality

Oct 08, 2014 19:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology For the first time, robotic prostheses controlled via implanted neuromuscular interfaces have become a clinical reality. A novel osseointegrated (bone-anchored) implant system gives patients new opportunities in their daily life and professional activities.

Take part in thrilling car race in aid of Stroke Association

Oct 08, 2014 16:32 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association Supercar Saturday will return to Wiltshire’s famous Castle Combe circuit on Saturday 25 October 2014. The charity event offers the chance for racing fans to live their dream of driving round the main race track in a top car with a professional driver.

Fear of heights was no bar to Isle of Wight fundraiser who abseiled the Spinnaker Tower

Sep 29, 2014 14:25 BST Stroke Association

NIHR Clinical Research Network's GCP training now recognised by TransCelerate

Sep 29, 2014 14:24 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network’s Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training has been added to the list of GCP programmes mutually recognised by TransCelerate member companies.

Cyclists tackle Paris to Jersey cycle for the Stroke Association

Sep 25, 2014 15:22 BST Stroke Association Over 20 local fundraisers will get on their bikes to tackle a 500 kilometre cycle from Paris to Jersey for the Stroke Association

 Basingstoke stroke survivor joins over 500 runners to help conquer stroke

Sep 25, 2014 11:47 BST Stroke Association