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.

MSU stroke personnel

Stroke Week 2021 – we are treating patients faster

Results on response times and treatment provided by the mobile stroke ambulance team demonstrate the benefit of on-board scanning and access to expert clinical opinion. The impressive data is a…

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Dr Angie Dos Santos

First Nations people are at greater risk of stroke – listen now

Strokes affect us all, but First Nations people are at greater risk

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Steve Davis

Podcast: Professor Stephen Davis – Time=Brain

Hear our Co-chair, Professor Stephen Davis AO talk about his work on the Humans with Purpose podcast.

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Webinar: A radiographer describes the mobile stroke unit

Francesca Langenberg recently presented at Australiasia’s leading conference for Radiographers  – ASMIRT-NZIMIRT. She is the CT expert across all our research streams and works closely with our key partners, particularly…

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Healing Country

As we adapt to climate change, it’s essential that we recognise the deep knowledge First Peoples bring in managing and adapting to environments over millennia

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‘We thought he’d have brain damage’: a scientist’s dogged support for his mentor

Neurologist Mark Parsons, 52, and his protégé, neuroscientist Andrew Bivard, 34, bonded over their research, which has led to better stroke treatment. But then Parsons nearly died – not once,…

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Webinar: “The future of urgent pre-hospital stroke care”

Watch members of the Australian Stroke Alliance discuss the future of pre-hospital stroke care. Thanks to the Council of Ambulance Authorities (Australasia) for inviting us to appear.

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Australian engineers are helping stroke diagnostic equipment fly

Stroke patients in rural and remote communities currently have to travel hours to receive time-critical care. A multidisciplinary team of engineers, stroke experts and doctors aims to change that……  

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Christina Anu ABC

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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