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Public Health England (PHE) has released a series of films as part of the national Act FAST campaign, to help raise awareness of the vital role anyone can play when they see someone having a stroke. more

22 Mar 2017 07:55 Health

Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu and Olympic and Commonwealth Games legend - Kriss Akabusi MBE are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act more

16 Feb 2017 00:00 Health

Public Health England and the Stroke Association are urging black people of African and Caribbean origin to Act FAST if they spot signs of stroke with the aim of saving lives and improving outcomes for survivors. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 Health

Charles Bosah's normal morning routine took a turn for the worst when he had his first experience with stroke. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 Health

Public Health England has launched the annual ‘Act FAST’ campaign, which highlights the common symptoms of stroke and mini strokes and encourages people to call 999 if they notice the symptoms in others or experience them themselves. more

10 Feb 2015 00:00 Health

A new Act FAST TV advert aims to show people the signs and symptoms they should look for to identify someone suffering from a stroke, with the aim of making everyone a potential ‘stroke-saver.’ more

31 Mar 2014 00:00 Health

The risk of Stroke amongst Black people of African and Caribbean origin is twice as likely as the general UK population. The stroke mortality rate in England and Wales is almost double for people born in Jamaica and two and a half times as high for more

3 Apr 2013 00:00 Health