Patient Stories

Find the latest news from the Australian Stroke Alliance here. As well, we occasionally publish news on the latest in urgent, prehospital stroke care from around the world.

The tyranny of distance

Bill Vernon suffered a stroke at 1:30am one day in 2013. His partner, Denise, called triple zero immediately. He arrived at the local regional hospital by ambulance within 20 minutes.

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The benefits of telehealth and a helicopter rescue

At the age of 31, Kate suffered a stroke. A radiographer, Kate was picking up her son from day care. On arrival, she collapsed and was unable to use her…

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