Posts By: Karen Jones

Sad news

Sadly, Babs Copley passed away peacefully on 15th October.  Babs was a regular member for physiotherapy and a very determined lady.  She will be missed at the centre.

MS-UK evening workshop: Cognition and MS

MS-UK is running a workshop providing an overview of the cognitive challenges in MS, its impact and the treatment options available.  Wednesday 20 October 7pm via Zoom MS-UK are pleased to welcome Dr Dawn Langdon who is Professor of Neuropsychology at Royal Holloway, University of London and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Dawn is… Read more »

MS-UK Information Session: selecting the right mobility aid

MS-UK is hosting an information session where they will be looking at the most common mobility aids for walking and how to select the right one. Event details: Monday 18 October 2pm – 3pm Via Zoom Dr Gretchen will be talking about the different mobility aids that are available to help with walking. This is a… Read more »

Flu Season 2021

Information from the MS Trust:  This year, all UK nations are again running an expanded flu vaccination programme to encourage more people to have a flu jab and allow more people to have the flu jab for free. With Covid-19 still circulating in the community, a surge in seasonal influenza (flu) cases could overwhelm hospitals and other NHS services. Flu can be a… Read more »

Sign the MS Society’s petition for NHS neurology services

The MS Society has launched a new campaign this week. There are 1 in 6 people in the UK living with a neurological condition – yet NHS neurology services have been stretched, underfunded and overlooked for years. These services were neglected long before the pandemic – but now the situation is critical. On Wednesday 6 October,… Read more »

Visual Symptoms survey

Many people with MS are affected by visual symptoms. The main causes of impaired vision are conditions such as Optic Neuritis, Nystagmus and Diplopia, all of which affect the vision in different ways. A symptom unique to those affected by Optic Neuritis is known as Uhthoff’s Sign, whereby the vision is temporarily affected when the… Read more »

New assisted travel lounge at Reading station officially opened

The assisted travel lounge at Reading station was formally opened at a special event Wednesday 29 September.  The travel lounge, which aims to provide a safe, calm and pleasant space for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility to wait for their train, was officially opened at a special ribbon cutting event attended by representatives from… Read more »

Help raise funds the easy way

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online, you could be raising a free donation for Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre Oxfordshire? There are over 5,200 retailers including John Lewis & Partners, Argos, Uswitch, eBay, M&S, Just Eat, Now TV, Domino’s Pizza and Audible ready to give a free donation every time you shop online… Read more »

Macmillan Cake Sale

Sue’s Macmillan cake sale is next Tuesday 19th from 9.30-2pm, please come along with your pennies and support a great cause and if you fancy baking please bring a cake with you too