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I'm writing to thank the people of the North East for showing their support for people affected by stroke and signing our petition.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:45 pm

Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end and, unfortunately, the Government has no plans to introduce a new one.

Without this, lives could be at risk.

That is why the Stroke Association is campaigning for a new National Stroke Strategy.

It is time for A New Era for Stroke to ensure that when stroke strikes, survivors can get the care and support that they need to rebuild their lives.

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Stroke survivors in the North East have told us that they feel abandoned when they leave hospital and that they do not have access to the vital support they feel they need to help with their recovery.

We need your signature to make sure these voices are heard by the Government.

We are incredibly grateful to everyone who has lent their support to our campaign.

We need just over 150 signatures per constituency before the Government will debate this issue in Parliament.

I urge you and your family and friends to sign the Stroke Association’s petition now by visiting the website http://strk.org.uk/neweraforstroke

Peter Moore

Regional Director

Stroke Association