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8 Feb 2024

Patient adds author to his accomplishments

Writing a children’s book was not only a major achievement, but very cathartic for long term Epworth patient Paul Fink.


14 Dec 2021

A Lap of Caulfield Park Podcast

In the latest Lap of Caulfield Park podcast, stroke survivor Paul Fink tells Ashley Browne of his journey over the last eight years, from bending over to pick up his son from his cot, to not setting foot inside his house for the next six months.


07 Dec 2021

A Neuro Physio Podcast

Paul Fink survived a large left fronto-temporo-parietal brain haemorrhage secondary to an AVM aneurysm at the age of 34. His attitude to life is one we should all learn from and it continues to help him achieve his goals 8 years on.

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02 Dec 2021

Communication is everyone's right panel discussion

On Thursday 2 December, Speech Pathology Australia hosted a forum around the theme for Speech Pathology Week in 2021: ‘Communication is everyone's right!’ The forum will be an open discussion about communication disability, communication accessibility and related topics, within the context that communication is everyone’s right.


13 Nov 2021

A stroke of luck: How a stroke survivor overcame speech difficulties to host a podcast on adversity

Eight years ago, Paul Fink couldn’t speak after having a massive brain haemorrhage when he was just 34. Now he is hosting a podcast about how people overcome adversity.


3 Nov 2021

Warts and all podcast series talks to well known Australians about overcoming adversity

A new podcast series hosted by young survivor of stroke, Paul Fink, will give an informative and entertaining look into the lives of people who have strived to overcome adversity.


13 Jul 2021

Hero Life Podcast

Paul Fink is a passionate and inspiring father as well as a stroke survivor. He has used the challenges in his life to inspire others to take action with their own. I hope you enjoy our chat.


29 Oct 2020

Young Stroke Podcast

This episode explores recovery mindset. The word recovery means different things to different people. We know that for most, recovery after stroke is lifelong. It’s a journey, rather than a destination. Guests: Paul Fink and Nicole Christodoulou.


23 Oct 2020

Stroke Stories Podcast

In this episode of Stroke Stories, we hear from Paul Fink, who suffered a stroke at the age of 34.


12 Sep 2020

Recovery After Stroke Podcast

While getting ready to go to work, Paul complained of a shocking head, soon after his speech was gone and the next thing he remembers is being cared for by the paramedics.


1 Sep 2019

Botox subsidised for brain injury survivors

Botox is now being subsided for use in stroke and brain injury survivors to help them walk again. It works to relax overactive or contracting muscles enhacing physiotherapy and, in turn, improving mobility. Father-of-two Paul Fink, 40, suffered a paralysing stroke in his mid-30s.


28 Aug 2018

Every step counts in post-stroke recovery

In the lead up to National Stroke Week commencing 3 September, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is highlighting the important role physiotherapists play in prescribing targeted exercise programs for stroke survivors to support neurological repair and regain functional movement.


13 Jul 2018

'Ready to live' - A plan to deliver Victorian stroke survivors and their families a better future

Stroke Foundation is calling on the next Victorian Government to build on the work done to treat stroke by investing an additional $5.1 million over four years to deliver a better future for Victorian stroke survivors and their families.


18 Apr 2018

St Vincent's Hospital 'inspired' newsletter 

Lauren and husband Paul were enjoying all the first moments every parent welcomes when things suddenly and unexpectedly changed...


10 May 2018

Paul Fink on Goal Setting from Stroke Foundation

Stroke survivor Paul Fink on goal setting


27 Oct 2017

An eleven-year-old school girl, an Olympian and a father all took important strides forward in their recovery from stroke today, climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


12 Oct 2017

Stroke survivor challenges Australians to Stride4stroke

Three years ago Paul Fink was not able to walk, but with a lot of hard work, he is set to tackle more than 1000 steps over the Sydney Harbour Bridge next month.


7 Dec 2017

Young Stroke Media

The Young Stroke Challenge - by Sharon McGowan, Stroke Foundation Chief Executive Officer


17 May 2017

Priceline Catalogue - Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation launched Australia's Biggest Blood Pressure Check in May, and my family are featured on Priceline Australia catalogue (page 2).


10 May 2016

Safer intersection on the way after successful community campaign   

My campaign for installing traffic lights at Carnegie was successful. 


5 Sep 2015

Finks are in sync

My son and I was featured at Herald Sun newspaper as part of  Father's Day appeal at Alfred Hospital.


22 Sep 2015

Crossing no walkover 

My campaigned for traffic lights at Carnegie and local paper ran the story and lot of support my idea.


23 Feb 2015

SEN 1116 (Audio)

On Sunday the 22nd of February 2015, the Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club hosted a dinner in honour of Barry Kave's 50th Season of cricket and to raise funds Paul Fink. Over 200 - including a two guest speakers (David Schwarz and Mark Fine)-- people came to what was one of MACC's most succesful events ever.


8 Feb 2015

Tribute to Legends 

Leading up to the Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club function, I was featured at Jewish News newspaper, promoting the event (Legends Dinner).


6 Feb 2014

Emotional win: Firsts do it for Fink  

In the middle my coma, I was featured at Jewish News newspaper.

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