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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.

Indigenous Voice ‘vital’ to improve health outcomes for First Nations people: Luke Burchill on ABC NewsRadio

December 1, 2022 | News

Co-chair of this council, Associate Professor Luke Burchill, recently joined Mandy Presland on ABC NewsRadio to discuss why a voice for First Nations people is crucial in creating long-lasting, sustainable change.

Latest performance data from the Melbourne mobile stroke unit

October 26, 2022 | News

Australia’s first mobile stroke unit continues to improve its cutting-edge prehospital response and treatment times.

Why is Indigenous leadership important when planning medical research? The Darak team asks this question.

October 5, 2022 | News

Why is Indigenous leadership important when planning medical research, and how do we retain our authentic selves when connecting different worlds?

AirMed&Rescue Magazine: Taking stroke detection into the skies

October 3, 2022 | News

The work of the Australian Stroke Alliance has been featured by AirMed&Rescue, a publication "dedicated to the international airborne special missions community".

The impact of super-charged stroke care

September 28, 2022 | News

Research innovations within the health sector will only succeed if they can prove their impact.  As our Evaluation Platform lead, Professor Dominique Cadilhac explains, it is critical to ask two questions.

We are losing our Elders, our knowledge keepers, to stroke: Vale Uncle Jack Charles

September 13, 2022 | News

With the passing of Uncle Jack Charles today, the impact of stroke is again affecting Aboriginal communities on a deep, cultural level.

National Stroke Week 2022

August 8, 2022 | News

In honour of National Stroke Week, we would like to introduce you to four health professionals dedicated to treating stroke….FAST…on Melbourne’s mobile stroke unit (MSU).

The Lancet: Urgent stroke guidelines changing

July 15, 2022 | News

Results from an Australian-led international clinical trial, published in The Lancet, address intense debate around the best urgent stroke treatment.

A faster and more mobile way to manage stroke: Prof Mark Parsons joins Radio National’s Health Report

May 25, 2022 | News

Listen to Professor Mark Parsons chat with Tegan Taylor on Radio National's Health Report, discussing the power of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit as it accelerates critical care for stroke.

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Forecasting for a clearer view

May 4, 2022 | News

Delivering improved stroke care across Australia is a complicated and intricate task. It requires humans to make complex decisions quickly, supported by modelling that has already predicted best practice. Enter one of our chief...