Nick Cann's recovery journey: Former IFP chief shares his story

Nick Cann returns to PA

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Former IFP chief executive Nick Cann’s life changed beyond comprehension when he suffered a stroke in 2013. Here Nick, known throughout the profession for his positivity, motivation and sense of humour, shares his story as part of PA’s 21st birthday coverage...

What happened Nick Cann was lecturing financial planning students in Northampton on the 28 March 2013 when he collapsed, an ambulance was phoned and he was rushed to Northampton Hospital. We later learned that he had suffered a major stroke which had affected the left-hand side of his brain. When Nick was admitted to hospital, a scan of his brain showed thrombolysis, which is the breakdown of blood clots formed in blood vessels. This was vital to aid his recovery as he had no feeling in the right-hand side of his body. Nick was moved to the John Ratcliffe Specialist Hospital in Oxf...

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