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.

A national strategy for mechanical thrombectomy

March 28, 2023 | News


Large ischemic stroke patients benefit from thrombectomy

February 22, 2023 | News

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of the world's most prestigious medical journals, has highlighted the benefits of endovascular thrombectomy for people experiencing a large ischemic stroke.

SA Health

South Australia telestroke service milestone delivers faster diagnosis for 440 rural and remote patients

February 16, 2023 | News

Regional South Australians are being given their best shot at recovery from stroke, thanks to the Australian Stroke Alliance’s digital platform, Zeus.

Rural health outcomes dire without primary care: New RFDS Report

February 15, 2023 | News

A new Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia report highlights the need to ensure that inequalities in access to optimal health care for remote, rural and Indigenous communities are addressed.

The Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit Celebrates Another Milestone

December 13, 2022 | News

Australia's first Mobile Stroke Unit is celebrating five years of service.

Meet Dr Anna Balabanski

December 6, 2022 | News

Dr Anna Balabanski is a senior research fellow with the Australian Stroke Alliance. Here, we find out about Anna’s career and her quest to broaden her expertise, from clinical practice to the development of medtech.

A posse of prehospital stroke expertise

December 6, 2022 | News

The Australian Stroke Alliance’s Stroke Golden Hour program relies on the goodwill and hard work of many individuals who have joined our advisory councils and committees.

Welcome to the new chair of our Consumer Council, Dr Eleanor Horton

December 6, 2022 | News

Dr Eleanor Horton is an experienced nurse academic. Among her many roles, she is a member of the Stroke Foundation’s Research Advisory Committee and is the chair of the Australian Stroke Alliance’s Consumer Council.

Stroke-capable ambulances hit the road

December 6, 2022 | News

Paramedics in regional Victoria and NSW are using new digital apps to enhance diagnosis of acute stroke in the field.

Listening to First Nations voices at the Alice Springs summit

December 6, 2022 | News

Neurologist, Dr Angela Dos Santos reports on the summit.