Stroke News

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Thrombectomy service goes from strength to strength

The 2019 National Thrombectomy Report shows an increase in the number of thrombectomies carried out in Dublin and Cork

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Stroke News   |   18th Sep 2020

Checking your blood pressure at home

Learn how to measure your own blood pressure at home

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Heart News   |   1st Jul 2020

When stroke strikes twice at the age of 34

For new dad Enda McDermott the new Irish Heart Foundation stroke check in service has been a lifeline

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Coronavirus News   |   30th Jun 2020

Dispatches from the dark side of the moon - my stroke and me

Member of the Irish Heart Foundation stroke support group in Crumlin in Dublin, Joe Vanek, shares his personal experience of stroke.

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Stroke News   |   4th Jun 2020

Don't ignore the signs of a ‘mini stroke’

Stroke experts warn against ignoring the signs of a 'mini stroke' or TIA

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Coronavirus News   |   11th May 2020

Phone support service for newly discharged stroke patients

New phone support service for newly discharged stroke patients launched

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Coronavirus News   |   28th Apr 2020

Access to neurological services worse than during recession

A new survey has found the percentage of people with a neurological condition who cannot access vital services has more than doubled since 2011.

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Stroke News   |   19th Mar 2020

Music therapy can help stroke patients

New study finds music therapy is beneficial for stroke patients

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Stroke News   |   11th Mar 2020