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Comedian Markus Birdman had a stroke at 40, and talks about the experience in his stand-up routine to raise awareness.
Astonishingly, every 90 seconds someone in the UK is taken to hospital with a brain injury. A report commissioned by a group of cross-party MPs found that while immediate care was invariably excellent, the rehabilitation process was often less satisfactory. Mandy Baker reports. If you'd like to hear more from Today In Parliament, tune in to BC Radio 4 at 11.30pm
Paul Lambert had three strokes in 15 months but is not letting it stop him from taking on new physical challenges.
Proposals would see between three and five hyper-acute stroke units ac