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.

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Cultural safety in Indigenous health care and research

April 5, 2024 | News

An editorial in Lancet Global Health offers an insight into the Australian Stroke Alliance’s Darak principles. It discusses the challenges and solutions ahead for improved care of Aboriginal and Torres…

NSW Telehealth Service – the next decade

March 21, 2024 | News

The Australian Stroke Alliance is leading innovation in prehospital stroke care. We're proposing new ways for first responders and neurologists to assess and treat patients in rural and remote locations across the country.

Alice Springs Hospital’s stroke care advances

March 21, 2024 | News

A delegation from the Australian Stroke Alliance’s Darak team and Stroke Foundation recently visited Alice Springs as part of our mission to prepare for advanced prehospital interventions.

Rural telestroke service – SA Health leads

March 21, 2024 | News

The Stroke Alliance is working with SA Health’s Rural Support Service to deliver statewide, urgent access to a neurologist using a telestroke system built specifically for their needs.

Meet one of our Australian commercial partners: Micro-X

March 21, 2024 | News

When a person has a stroke, the clock starts counting down. The intervening ‘golden hours’ to diagnosis and treatment significantly affect survival rates and long-term outcomes. 

Stroke-smart paramedics link to tele-neurologists

February 26, 2024 | News

Listen to Professor Christopher Levi describe how we are transforming urgent, prehospital stroke care with NSW paramedics.

A national first: dedicated stroke telehealth cuts time to treatment for rural patient

February 20, 2024 | News

A stroke survivor in NSW didn’t realise he had set some records until he sat down recently with stroke neurologist, Professor Mark Parsons.

Indigenous people more likely to have a stroke

February 15, 2024 | News

Indigenous people may be more likely to have a stroke than non-Indigenous people, according to a systematic review that looked at populations around the world.

Hyper-urgent stroke care essential to save lives

December 13, 2023 | News

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, December 13, 2023 A new Stroke Foundation audit of around 100 acute hospital services across Australia has found that our nation is falling well below international standards…

Meet one of our two commercial partners: EMVision

May 2, 2023 | News

The Australian Stroke Alliance’s funding through the Medical Research Future Fund calls for a unique collaboration between researcher clinicians and local biomed entrepreneurs to fast-track ingenuity.