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Stroke survival rates 'never been better' in Wales

More people are surviving strokes in Wales, with about 1,000 fewer deaths a year compared to a decade ago, a new report has shown.

The Welsh government report highlighted progress the NHS has made in preventing and treating strokes.

But it also outlined areas for improvement, such as support for patients after they are discharged.

The director of the Stroke Association in Wales welcomed the report but said patient recovery required improvements.

Roger Pinney reports.

  • 19 Feb 2016
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