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: 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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Stroke news roundup: August 2022

Ashley

Our monthly news roundup for August features information about new services, some medical updates and a bit about weddings.

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Saving brains: a campaign for improved thrombectomy access

Ashley

Thrombectomy saves brains and changes lives. So why are so many people missing out?

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Stroke news roundup: July 2022

Ashley

July was a month full of stroke news. The papers were full of stories about new research and procedures.

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Stroke news roundup: June 2022

Ashley

There are so many stories in the news about stroke, it can be hard to keep track. In our monthly news roundups we pull together a selection from the previous month to share. 

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