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Stroke patients need more help

5th March 2008

A new survey has indicated that stroke patients are struggling to get access to the speech and language therapy they need to help them recover.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists questioned more than 500 stroke survivors in England and found that more than half waited over two months for access to the services. Only 20% received speech and language therapy in the first month after their stroke, though the government says it is working hard to improve services.

 

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