News

Read the latest news about My Stroke Guide and other topics like stroke research and finding support.

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Stroke news roundup: January 2023

Ashley

Every month there are news stories about stroke. Some are stories from survivors and their families. Others are about potential medical breakthroughs. We gather a selection of these each month and add it here in our news roundup. 

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Stroke Prevention Day 2023

Guest

Our charity started Stroke Prevention Day in 2021 to encourage people to make lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of stroke. This year Stroke Prevention Day is on Thursday 12th January and we're doing something slightly different. 

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Stroke news roundup: December 2022

Ashley

Every month, there are news stories about stroke. From survivor stories to new research. Each month, we collect a few that caught our eye.

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News roundup: November 2022

Ashley

Stroke makes headlines every month. We try to collect these stories in a single place. This month, the news was full of stories about the NHS and ambulance services.

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Stroke news roundup: October 2022

Ashley

Each month, we publish a collection of stroke news stories. These can be the stories of stroke survivors, fundraising superstars or new medical research. 

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It's ask your pharmacist week...what does that mean?

Alex

It’s national Ask Your Pharmacist Week (31 October-7 November).

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World Stroke Day 2022 – ‘Pass FAST on’ campaign launch

Guest

This World Stroke Day we are launching our ‘Pass FAST on’ campaign. The FAST (Face Arms Speech Time to call 999) test helps you to recognise the most common signs of a stroke. It reminds you what to do when stroke strikes.   

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Stroke news roundup: September 2022

Ashley

In this month's news roundup, we look at the cost of living crisis, books from two stroke survivors and developments in medical research.

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Platinum Jubilee Champion Awards

Ashley

We are delighted to announce that three stroke support group volunteers have been awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Champion Awards for outstanding contributions as volunteers. We want to share with you their stories.  

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

A statement of condolence

Alex

All of us at the Stroke Association are incredibly saddened to learn of the death of our Patron Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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