Online MS Resources

We’ve listed below a number of useful websites, aimed at and helpful to people with MS.  If you are aware of a site which you think should be added to this list, please let us know.

Charities

  • MS Therapy Centres: www.msntc.org.uk //  Representing a group of self-help Therapy Centres (including us!) offering assistance to thousands of people with Multiple Sclerosis throughout the UK
  • MS Society: www.mssociety.org.uk  //  The UKs largest charity for people with MS
  • MS Society, Oxford: www.mssociety.org.uk/near-me/branches/oxford-and-district-branch/  //  Our sister organisation – the local MS Society branch
  • MS Trust: www.mstrust.org.uk  //  A leading independent UK charity for people with multiple sclerosis, their families and friends, and for all health professionals.
  • MS Resource Centre: www.ms-uk.org  //  This site contains a wealth of information to support those affected by MS
  • MS Research: www.ms-research.org.uk  //  A charity dedicated to research and extending knowledge about MS with the aim of providing better treatment and hastening a cure
  • Disabled Living Foundation: www.dlf.org.uk  //  National charity providing free advice about all types of daily living equipment and mobility products
  • Independent Living Centre: www.guidepostsilc.org.uk // A charity aiming to enable adults of all ages to increase and maintain their independence if they have a disability or are experiencing changes in their ability to carry out everyday tasks.

Publications

Holidays

Transport

  • Mobilise: www.mobilise.info  // A UK charity promoting mobility for disabled people
  • Gowrings Mobility: www.gowringsmobility.co.uk  //  Manufacturer and supplier of wheelchair passenger vehicles
  • ReadiBus: www.readibus.co.uk  //  Aims to provide mobility and independence to people who would otherwise have great difficulty getting out and about (includes Dial a Ride service)
  • Motability: www.motability.co.uk  //  National UK charity which helps disabled people and their families to become more mobile

Disability Aids

Other

  • DWP: www.dwp.gov.uk  //  Department for Work and Pensions
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission: www.equalityhumanrights.com  //  Non-departmental Public Body championing equality and human rights all (replaced Disability Rights Commission)
  • The World of MS: www.msif.org  //  MS International Federation – linking the activities of national MS societies around the world
  • youreable.com:  www.youreable.com  //  Information, Products and Services for the Disabled Community (formerly Disability Net)
  • Independent Living: www.independentliving.co.uk  //  A resource for disabled and elderly people, carers and healthcare professionals
  • Herb Research Foundation: www.herbs.org  //  Science-based information on the health benefits and safety of herbs
  • aid4disabled ‘opening doors’: www.aid4disabled.com  //  A website for those who have MS and other physical disabilities, promoting independence and quality of life.
  • The good care group: www.thegoodcaregroup.com // MS Live-in Care Service which enables people to remain living in their own homes and communities, with round the clock one-to-one care and support. The MS Society has helped The Good Care Group to design this service with the particular needs and wishes of people with MS in mind.
  • Vitamin D3: Download Mark Walker’s article on Vitamin D3 supplements