Posts By: Sue

We are open during November lockdown

Based on advice from the National MS Therapy Centre (see link below), we remain open during the current November lockdown. Entry Procedure during the Covid-19 pandemic Member to arrive at the centre and ring the doorbell.  The door will be locked.  Your temperature will be taken before you enter the building and you will be… Read more »

Strength & Balance classes (falls prevention)

  Bodicote Village Hall, White Post Road, OX15 4BN  – this class got off to a great start, and everyone enjoyed a cup of tea, coffee, biscuit and a chat afterwards! Chipping Norton Town hall – Fridays 9.30 – 10.30 am (started 9th February) Jericho Community Centre – Friday 10.30 – 11.30am Marston Scout Hut, (corner of William Street) Centre –Thursdays… Read more »

Computer help needed

Are any members good with computers, know how to set up cloud to back up files, etc? Please contact Sue.

Power of Attorney

This is interesting. 100,000s owed refund of Power of Attorney registration fees If you registered a Power of Attorney between April 2013 and March 2017, you may be due a partial refund


Fightback Artice One of our members said “I don’t think I would have got enhanced on both for PIP without their help – it really was invaluable”.  There are two VIP memberships that you can pay monthly for at £4.99 or £11.99.  Our member paid £11.99 and did it for 3 months.

Men hold secret to protect women from multiple sclerosis

Source EurekAlert: Guardian molecule induced by testosterone reverses harmful immune response, eliminates disease symptoms in female mice. Discovery in males leads to new target for MS therapy for womenWomen have three-to-four times the incidence of MS than menTestosterone-induced molecule appears to explain why men are protected’This is why it’s vital to study sex differences in… Read more »

PIPs: What next for benefit claimants?

Source BBC: BMSTC Member Sue Doughty is mentioned in the article – “Sue Doughty lives in Twyford, Berkshire. She has multiple sclerosis. She faced homelessness and had to rely on help from her daughter. Following a year spent in appeal, the Court of Tribunal awarded Sue PIP ongoing for life.”   “Every person receiving Personal… Read more »

NICE proposes rejecting five drugs for relapsing MS – MS Trust responds

Source MS Trust: NICE has recommended Extavia, but rejected Copaxone, Avonex, Betaferon, Plegridy and Rebif in its preliminary appraisal of MS drugs. The MS Trust has responded to NICE’s consultation in the strongest possible terms. On 20 December 2017 NICE published(link is external) its preliminary decision on the use of Copaxone and the five beta interferon drugs (Avonex, Betaferon, Extavia, Plegridy and Rebif) by… Read more »

Milton Park Newsletter – January 2018

January Newsletter Changes to the shuttle bus timetable New year – new shuttle bus timetable! Changes have been made to the timetable to coincide with the train times at Didcot Parkway train station. Read more On-site News Save money and help the environment with Café Metro Read article A few more days for 25% off… Read more »