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Tag: Stroke Foundation

‘One size fits all’ approach not suitable for Newcastle stroke survivor

A young survivor of stroke is calling for more age-appropriate information to be provided in hospitals and rehabilitation units in NSW.

Christmas stroke inspires Newcastle treechange

Happy, healthy and, with holidays on the horizon, John Duenzl had it all in December 2019. Then everything changed.

Newcastle local’s heartfelt ‘thank you’

National Stroke Week provided an emotional opportunity for Newcastle resident John Duenzl to offer a heartfelt “thank you” to his “heroes”. His gratitude was primarily directed to the kind strangers, who came to...

Check your pressure, advises Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation is urging Hunter residents to check their blood pressure after the region recorded 194 strokes in 2020. That figure means 3217 people in the region are living with stroke. Australians keen...

Young stroke survivor’s mission to change stereotypes

Newcastle's Jannene Cunningham was just 44-years-old when she suffered a stroke. “I was at work at my desk and sent my colleague an email that didn’t make sense and she came to check...

Suzie grateful to be celebrating Stroke Week

When Aberdeen local Suzie Henry had a stroke at her daughter’s house in May last year, it had come with no warning signs. The 42-year-old was fit and healthy and had none of...
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