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New NHS stroke treatment drug agreement could save 5,000 a year

The Chief Executive of the NHS, Amanda Pritchard, has announced a deal on a lifesaving treatment, expanding the health service’s use of drugs designed to stop blood clots. This deal will see more patients having access to treatment which could prevent 21,700 strokes and 5,400 deaths.