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Top tips to stay well this winter with COPD

On World COPD Day, we are urging the 139,000 Scots living with the incurable lung condition to get winter ready. Our handy checklist of eight simple steps will help you...

Spirits Were High at the Glenlivet 10k With Over £14k Raised to Help Change Lives Across Scotland

Over 350 runners set-off from the Glenlivet Distillery on Sunday morning (31 October) and raced their way through the stunning Cairngorm National Park at the Glenlivet 10k. Event organisers, Chest...

Stroke Charity Turns to Computer Gaming and Robotics for Future of Care

Partnership with University of Strathclyde will “kickstart a revolution in stroke care” Today, on World Stroke Day, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland is calling for people to support a pioneering...

Stroke Patients in Grampian to Benefit From Life-changing Thrombectomy Service

On World Stroke Day (Friday 29th October), charity campaigners celebrate another step closer to a National Thrombectomy Service in Scotland Stroke patients admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary will now be...

Colleagues in Aberdeen gear up to get muddy for charity

A team of colleagues from IHS Markit in Aberdeen are gearing up to brave the Banchory Beast Race on Saturday 25 September to raise vital funds for Chest Heart &...

Long Covid campaigners in Scotland welcome £10 million support fund

Today, Long Covid campaigners in Scotland are welcoming a positive development in the fight to improve care for people in Scotland as Health Secretary Humza Yousaf announced a £10m Long...

Pilot thrombectomy service launches for Lothian patients

A new thrombectomy service is to be piloted in Lothian as Scotland takes one step closer to a National Thrombectomy Service. Stroke campaigners welcomed news that NHS Lothian has launched...

Health Professionals join our call for additional Long Covid action

Our newly published Long Covid Action Plan urges Scottish Government to tackle the bureaucracy hindering the vital next steps to improve care for people in Scotland. Leading health professional bodies...

The Beast was back at Loch Ness!

Tough participants ran, crawled, and dragged their way over muddy obstacles, into freezing loch water and down a giant water slide for charity on Saturday 28th August as they took...

Leading Man Calum Leads The Way In 24 Peaks Challenge

Actor Calum Barbour is taking on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland after losing his father to a stroke. The 30-year-old, from...