Press Releases

Young stroke survivor to showcase local talent for charity

Dec 01, 2014 14:37 GMT Stroke Association

Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group invites community to Christmas party

Dec 01, 2014 12:20 GMT Stroke Association The Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group are hosting their Christmas party at 2pm on Thursday 18 December, at the Velmore Centre, Chandlers Ford, and are inviting people from the local area to join in the festivities and learn more about the group.

Stroke survivor finds her voice to sing with Ashton Hayes choir

Dec 01, 2014 12:08 GMT Stroke Association Kelsborrow Choir of Ashton Hayes, Cheshire will be spreading festive cheer on Friday 19 December with a fundraising concert for the Stroke Association, after one of its members survived a stroke.

Dec 01, 2014 11:47 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association Carol concert on the 12th December 2014 will provide the perfect start to everyone’s Christmas celebrations. The Carol Concert, which will feature the Sainsbury’s Choir, recently seen on a hit TV Show, will take place at All Saint’s Church in Mill Street Maidstone.

Nov 25, 2014 14:56 GMT Keltic Clothing Nine out of 10 adults who drink too much alcohol are not alcoholics, according to a Nov. 20 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nov 24, 2014 06:13 GMT Uppsala University ​Scientists from Uppsala University, the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new method of rapidly identifying which bacteria are causing an infection and determining whether they are resistant or sensitive to antibiotics. The findings are now being published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.

Postwoman takes the plunge as she swims with sharks for charity

Nov 21, 2014 10:51 GMT Stroke Association Postwoman Stephanie Wilson, 22 from Whitchurch, is set to brave a shark dive on Sunday 14 December, to raise awareness and funds for the Stroke Association.


Nov 20, 2014 11:55 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has won a prestigious national award for the work it has done to maximise clinical research activity across the Trust. The “Clinical Research Impact” award was presented to Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust at a ceremony on London’s Park Lane last night (19 November 2014). Danetre Medical Practice (GP surgery) was highly commended as a runner up.

Royal Mail employee takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:19 GMT Stroke Association Royal Mail manager, Chris Wilkinson from Romiley, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when he took part in a zip slide across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Stroke survivor takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:13 GMT Stroke Association Courageous stroke survivor Heather Smyth, from Crewe, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when she soared across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the charity which supported her.