Why don’t we have a national strategy to fight stroke?

In Australia, 1 person every 9 minutes will experience a stroke.

Last Monday the new clinical guidelines for stroke management were launched, the first update to the guidelines in more than 7 years.

However without a government written national strategy to fight stroke, quality care continues to fall between the cracks.


  • Victoria – stroke survivor
  • Caleb Ferguson – Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the University of Technology Sydney.

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