Public Health Wales is reminding stroke survivors to get protected against flu with a free NHS vaccination if they haven’t had one yet this winter.
The second day of ESOC highlighted the value of collaborations between professional societies and patient representatives for the advancement of stroke care. It saw the launch of the Stroke Action for Europe (2018-2030), a major collaborative initiative between the principal professional and patient organisations setting ambitious targets for stroke care over the next decade.
Recently, the British Heart Foundation launched a campaign calling for more funding into stroke research, and outlined their commitment as a leading funder of stroke research.
Stroke survivors from Cwmbran, New Inn and Newport are being encouraged to discover their musical side and join a new choir.
This year’s Winter School was attended by 21 trainees from across 11 countries. They took part in a jam-packed programme delivered by a wide range of experts in the field of stroke research, publication and communication.
Gareth Davies had a stroke because of high blood pressure and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
The Cwmbran-based choir's first concert was a resounding success.
Susan Butcher had a stroke in 2012 and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
Led by the University of Nottingham, a new international study investigated whether patients with a spontaneous bleed in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) could benefit from this drug, if delivered as an emergency treatment. An intracerebral haemorrhage is a type of stroke.
The Stroke Association has launched a Wales-wide campaign aimed at reducing the number of strokes across the country.