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Everyone Has The Right
To Live Life To The Full

Across Scotland, over 1 million people – that’s one in five of the population – are living with the effects of serious chest and heart conditions and stroke.

After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

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Sharon and Robert

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland urges the Health Secretary to bring life-changing stroke procedure back into Scottish hospitals

The call comes after it was revealed earlier this year that a procedure called thrombectomy is no longer available to patients in Scotland but is still available elsewhere in the UK. In 2017, only 13 people received this life-changing treatment but as many as 600 would have benefited.

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Run for #NoLifeHalfLived this September

Listen to our new radio ad for the Scottish Half and 10K! We are aiming to reach more people across Scotland – doubling the number of people we support by 2021. Set your personal goals now and help others by running for us at the Scottish Half Marathon & 10K or the Great Scottish Run

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Our Services

By your side, on your side

If you need help, support or information, we are here for you and your family. Our committed team of staff and volunteers work hard, day in day out, to support people living with our conditions in their local communities.

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Volunteering with us

Quite simply, we cannot provide our services or raise funds without the amazing support of our volunteers. The time, support and the work you do is vital to us and the people we help.

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