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Strokes caused by Covid-19 under the spotlight in world’s largest research study
The Stroke Association is funding the world’s largest research study to investigate worrying reports that Covid-19 is causing life-threatening strokes. As Covid-19 cases continue to rise across the globe, this critical research may help to prevent Covid-19-related death and disability.
World Stroke Day raises alarm for ‘second wave’ of pandemic stroke patients
New statistics from the Stroke Association reveal that almost one in three (29%) stroke survivors who had a stroke during the pandemic delayed seeking emergency medical attention due to Covid-19.(1)
Stroke patients defy the odds, despite being given no hope
More than four out of five (85%) stroke survivors have reported being told that their recoveries would be limited to within the first year after their stroke according to a survey(i) conducted by the Stroke Association pre-Covid-19.
Act now to stop ‘avoidable and unnecessary disability’ says first report into the impacts of Covid-19 on stroke survivors
Delayed calls to 999 due to concerns around Covid-19, unavailable treatments and cancelled rehabilitation therapies caused by the pandemic has left tens of thousands of stroke survivors with avoidable, unnecessary disability, exacerbated mental health problems and has taken a devastating toll on stroke survivors and their families.
Calderdale man takes on 100 mile cycle each month for Stroke Association
A Calderdale man is embarking on a gruelling cycling challenge for the Stroke Association, a charity close to his heart.
Calderdale stroke professionals take on fundraising relay to help rebuild lives
The Calderdale Stroke Early Supported Discharge team have raised more than £1,200 in vital funds for the Stroke Association.
Leeds stroke survivor joins the resolution for the Stroke Association
Bridie Kirsopp, 26 from Leeds, is marking almost a decade since her stroke by taking part in the Resolution Run in aid of the Stroke Association, on Sunday 22 March at Temple Newsam.
Local runners joins the resolution for mum on Mother’s Day
A group of runners from Leeds are helping to rebuild lives after stroke by taking part in the Resolution Run in aid of the Stroke Association, at Temple Newsam this Mother’s Day (Sunday 22 March).
Bradford stroke group enjoys table tennis as they rebuild lives after stroke
Stroke survivors from Bradford have been getting active to help rebuild their lives, with the support of Table Tennis England.
Freemasons donation helps stroke survivors to rebuild their lives
A Sheffield art group will be able to help more stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, after a generous £2,000 donation from the Sheffield and District Freemasons in the Community.
Leeds stroke group celebrates ten years of vital support for stroke survivors
Roundhay Stroke Support Club is celebrating ten years of helping stroke survivors to rebuild their lives.
Farnell staff inspired to raise funds for Stroke Association in Yorkshire after employee’s stroke
Farnell, an electronics distributor based in Leeds, has raised more than £400 for the Stroke Association, after holding a series of fundraising events for the charity.
Stroke Association comment on Lord John Prescott's stroke
We were very sad to hear that Lord Prescott has had a stroke. Unfortunately, he is one of the hundreds of thousands of people affected by stroke every year. Everyone at the Stroke Association sends their best wishes to Lord Prescott and his family...
Walkington stroke survivor to take on 200 mile bike ride to mark 20th anniversary of stroke
Nick Young, 45 from Walkington, Beverley, will take on a gruelling 201 mile cycle in one day this weekend for the Stroke Association, to mark 20 years since surviving a stroke.
Stroke Association celebrates ten years of vital support for stroke survivors in Wakefield
The Stroke Association is celebrating ten years of supporting Wakefield stroke survivors on their road to recovery, on Saturday 13 April.
Leeds stroke survivor urges support for charity who helped her recovery
Bridie Kirsopp, a stroke survivor from Leeds is supporting the Stroke Association’s ‘I am more than my stroke’ Christmas appeal, after regaining her independence to start her own successful fashion and lifestyle blog.
Charity calls for fundraisers to face the Halloween heat
The Stroke Association is calling for daredevils to walk barefoot across burning coals and raise vital funds at a Halloween firewalk at Hillsborough Arena, Sheffield.
Wakefield woman hosts Big Get Together for the Stroke Association in memory of mum
Seani Armitage, 23 from Stanley, is calling on local people to take part in The Big Get Together #ForFiona, a creative fundraising event she has organised in memory of her mother.
Young Doncaster stroke survivor set to tackle York 10K
Hannah Burton, a 19 year old stroke survivor from Doncaster, is set to help conquer stroke by taking part in the York 10k on Sunday 02 August, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.