Media Releases

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...

Hundreds more stroke patients set to miss out on life-changing stroke op this year

The largest charity caring for Scots affected by stroke, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, are calling for the provision of thrombectomies in Scotland’s hospitals to be made an urgent priority....

More needs to be done for stroke survivors

A new report released today looking at standards of stroke care within the NHS in Scotland demonstrates a disappointing lack of improvement in community based care and support.   Stroke...

Charity Community Hub Opening in Grangemouth!

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is getting set to open a brand new Community Hub in Grangemouth that couples charity retailing with community space and aims to reach further...

Stylish charity shop opening in Galashiels!

Fashion followers will be delighted to learn that Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is holding the grand opening of its brand new discount store at 11am on Friday 20th October at...