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Meet some of the brightest minds contributing to research with the Australian Stroke Alliance. Individuals from more than 30 organisations have come together to ensure urgent stroke treatment improves right around Australia. The following champions are improving the health of the nation – and contributing to improved stroke care internationally. Find out what drives them and how they plan to make a difference..

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Urgent stroke care for Indigenous communities – listen now

Recently Steve Davis and Luke Burchill joined ABC Radio National presenter Christine Anu to discuss the incidence of stroke for Indigenous Australians. Hear how we plan to partner with  community…

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Mobile stroke ambulance trial likely to change international guidelines

New data from the International Stroke Conference 2021 confirms that mobile stroke ambulances have an essential role to play in pre-hospital stroke care around the world. The study shows: •…

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Up, up and away…mobile brain scans to transform urgent stroke care

Work is underway to create world-first light, portable brain scanners so more Australians have rapid access to real-time stroke treatment. The radical approach will tackle the serious inequity of access to…

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Sydney stroke ambulance – latest in urgent stroke care

More Australians will receive urgent stroke treatment after the weekend’s announcement of a new stroke ambulance for Sydney.  For the first time in New South Wales, a modified ambulance loaded with…

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Mobile stroke units to boost rural survival rates

A Project aiming to deliver urgent stroke treatment more quickly and equitably to rural Australians will put lightweight brain scanners on ambulances, helicopters and aeroplanes within five years. – The…

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New technology could revolutionise stroke treatment

Patients from rural Victoria could receive urgent stroke care in record time under a new bid to make this revolutionary and lifesaving treatment available Australia-wide. Read more from the Herald…

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Reaching stroke patients in time to give life-saving treatment

Melbourne’s Mobile Stroke Unit brings stroke diagnosis and treatment straight to the patient’s door. This rapid response limits brain damage and saves lives.

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Australian technology in bid to deliver stroke diagnosis into every ambulance

Micro-X, an Adelaide based company is working as part of the Australian Stroke Alliance to develop a lightweight mobile CT scanner ‘Ring Scanner’ to enable lifesaving diagnostic imagers to be…

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RMIT bid to bring stroke technology to regional Australia

RMIT engineers working with the Australian Stroke Alliance are seeking further funding to develop lightweight and mobile CT scanners to bring vital diagnostic tools to rural and remote communities.

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Stroke patients in remote Australia can’t reach hospital in time

People who have had a stroke need fast diagnosis and treatment to avoid irreversible brain damage. But getting to a hospital quickly is not possible in remote parts of Australia.

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