‘Don’t write off a funny turn...it could be a mini-stroke’

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A Stickney man recovering from a type of stroke is urging people not to risk their lives by dismissing the early signs of the condition as a ‘funny turn’.

Bob Simmonds suffered a mini-stroke – but was completely unaware of what had happened until days later when he received a correct diagnosis at Pilgrim Hospital.

His condition struck him unawares while he was shopping in Boston with wife Gill.


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