When stroke strikes, act F.A.S.T (A5 booklet)

Series : Stroke

Published : April 2021
Page Length : 2
Format : Booklet A5
Supplier : N/A
Publisher : Public Health England

Face, Arms, Speech, Time. Information on why you must act F.A.S.T. and how to reduce your risk of having a stroke. A stroke is a ‘brain attack’, caused by a disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. It’s a medical emergency that requires immediate attention. So recognising the signs of stroke and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial.