Press Releases

Research-active trusts have better patient outcomes, study shows

Mar 16, 2015 14:31 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A study, published in February, showed that patients cared for in research- active acute NHS Trusts have better outcomes.

LANCASHIRE LIVING WITH DIABETES DAY

Mar 11, 2015 20:31 GMT Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Following the success of the first Lancashire Living with Diabetes Day, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) and Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) invite people living with diabetes to sign up for another exciting, informative and interactive day taking place from 9.30am on Saturday, 21st March.

​Sharston resident and Percy the sheep flock together in fundraising marathon challenge

Mar 11, 2015 14:44 GMT Stroke Association Sharston resident Chris Larkin will swap the streets of Manchester for the pavements of Paris on 12 April, when he tackles the Paris Marathon to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

35 people from across Bristol walk over hot coals for stroke

Mar 06, 2015 14:34 GMT Stroke Association 35 people from Bristol took part in a Firewalk in the City centre on the 27th February 2015.Together they walked around 1,400 feet over hot coals to raise around £3,500 for the Stroke Association.

​Olympian Sharron Davies champions Step out for Stroke

Mar 05, 2015 17:15 GMT Stroke Association Sharron Davies MBE, Olympic swimmer and well-known TV presenter, is championing the Stroke Association’s 2015 Step out for Stroke series.

Mar 02, 2015 20:28 GMT Stroke Association The team from the Stroke Association in Plymouth joined the backstage and front of house staff at the Theatre Royal Plymouth to raise awareness of stroke and give a free blood pressure check to all staff. The visit was part of the charity’s Know Your Blood Pressure campaign.

Beverly takes up Inca challenge for her sister Georgie

Mar 02, 2015 13:08 GMT Stroke Association Beverly Salt, from Bristol, will be embarking on the challenge of her lifetime, on the 16th March 2015. Beverly will be walking the Inca Trail over four days to raise money for the Stroke Association and Your Voice, a local support group, run by her sister Georgie & fellow stroke survivor Paul Barnes for Stroke Survivors in Devon.

£100 raised through Sip for Stroke at Elms Nursing Home

Feb 27, 2015 21:20 GMT Stroke Association The Elms Nursing Home in Bembridge hosted a ‘Sip for Stroke’ to raise funds for the Stroke Association on the 12th February 2015. Stroke survivors, their friends and family and staff from the home got together to celebrate Life after Stroke.

Ground-breaking new national service empowers public to take part in vital dementia research

Feb 26, 2015 13:59 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies launched on 24 February 2015.

New drug treatment could offer stroke survivors better outcomes

Feb 26, 2015 08:00 GMT Stroke Association Stroke Association-funded research has promising results which could lead to a new drug treatment