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Research funding helps stroke survivors

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Stroke survivors will receive improved follow-up care due to a research tool developed by the Stroke Association and the Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care.

Created in collaboration with stroke professionals, patients and carers, the tool addresses social and emotional problems experienced by people who have had a stroke experience.

The news comes as health secretary Jeremy Hunt unveiled a £120 million National Institute for Health Research scheme to put the UK at the forefront of research.

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