Press Releases

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.

​Daredevils with a head for heights sought for first Stroke Association abseil

Feb 23, 2015 13:38 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling out for adrenaline junkies and fun-seeking fundraisers to abseil down one of the highest buildings in Leeds, on Saturday 28 March.

Stroke coordinator takes on the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon

Feb 23, 2015 11:41 GMT Stroke Association A healthcare professional who dedicates his time to supporting stroke survivors is tackling the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon on Sunday 22 March, in aid of the Stroke Association.


Feb 19, 2015 14:30 GMT Finegreen Associates Running Executive Education Programmes since 1995, Finegreen Group (Finegreen Executive Research and idm) is in a privileged position of now being able to offer an exciting, extended range of bespoke Board and Director development learning programmes, some leading to a formal post graduate qualification.

​Runcorn’s Emma Pitt conquers stroke with latest challenge

Feb 19, 2015 10:56 GMT Stroke Association Runcorn stroke survivor, Emma Pitt, is proving that she has well and truly conquered stroke, by taking on the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon on Sunday 22 March, in aid of the Stroke Association.

Joanne is taking part in Resolution run for Nan and daughter

Feb 18, 2015 17:10 GMT Stroke Association Joanne Way, from Weston Super Mare, will be taking part in The Stroke Association’s Resolution Run in Ashton Court on 8th March 2015. Joanne will be running for her daughter Lexi (3 yrs and 8mths old) who had a stroke in the womb and Nanny who sadly passed away after a major stroke.

3 routes, 2 wheels, 1 great cause

Feb 18, 2015 17:05 GMT Stroke Association Chris Wright, from Medstead, wants to invite others to join him and help conquer stroke by taking part in the Thames Bridges Bike Ride on Sunday 10 May 2015. Chris who has had a mini-stroke (Transient Ischemic Attack) wants to raise awareness of stroke and help others.

Wakefield stroke survivor tackles London Marathon as Pink Lady® apple

Feb 18, 2015 11:47 GMT Stroke Association A young mother and stroke survivor from Wakefield has been ‘picked’ to take part in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, dressed as a Pink Lady® apple and to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Making a big difference to patient care: ID Medical School to offer cutting-edge language courses

Feb 17, 2015 15:15 GMT ID Medical Specialist Language Courses (SLC) is the latest addition to ID Medical School’s repertoire of medical education focused deliverables, strategically appointed to encourage international healthcare professionals to improve their practical communication skills.