Every second counts when you're having a stroke. A stroke can strike anyone, of any age, at any time.
Recognising the signs of stroke and calling 999 is crucial. Don't wait to make the call. The quicker the person arrives at a specialist stroke unit, the quicker they will receive appropriate treatment.
Since the FAST campaign began, more people have identified the signs of stroke and called 999, saving many lives and saving many from long-term disability. However, despite this success, it's taking longer for people to get to hospital and get treated.
The FAST test identifies the three most common symptoms of stroke.
Would you know how to do the FAST test?
Watch our short video to learn how to do the FAST test, share it with your friends and family and help others to saves lives and improve the chance of a better recovery for those who experience stroke.