neurology
Stroke

Stroke patients are getting the FAST message, going straight to hospital


The Stroke Foundation’s ‘FAST’ campaign to encourage stroke patients to call triple zero is paying off, with new figures showing a big swing to patients using emergency services rather than visiting a GP for symptoms. The Foundations’ advertising campaign started in 2004 and used the FAST (Face, Arm, Speech, Time) message from 2006 to encourage ...

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