Posts Categorized: Information

Autumn Covid Vaccine Booster

The UK Government has announced an autumn vaccine booster for Covid-19. You’re eligible for the autumn Covid vaccine booster if you’re: aged 50 and over aged 5 to 49 and in a clinical risk group. That includes including pregnant women and everyone with MS a household contact of someone with immunosuppression. You’re likely to be in this immunosuppressed group if… Read more »

Enable Magazine July-August issue

Enable MagazineJuly-August issue The UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Introducing the July-August issue of Enable Magazine. This issue we’re celebrating the passing of the Down Syndrome Bill with three people who were involved; talking about the pros and cons of an integrated health and social care system; and discussing the need for more support for people… Read more »

Gatekeeper proposal

PAINLESS – PhysicalActivityIN muLtipLE ScleroSis We invite you to take part in a research study. Before you decide whether to participate in the study, we would like you to understand why the research is being conducted and what your participation would involve. Please take the time to read the following information attentively and discuss with… Read more »

Complete this survey on bladder and bowel issues

Coloplast, who work with the NHS to provide bladder and bowel clinics, are facilitating an international MS survey and they are looking for people with MS to complete it. The aim of the survey is to get a better understanding of the challenges that people living with MS experience, particularly when it comes to bladder… Read more »

Support for disabled people to address the cost of living crisis

You may have seen that the Chancellor recently announced a £15 billion package of targeted government support to help with the rising cost of living. This includes support for disabled people and people on benefits.  The Chancellor announced the following measures, which the UK government say will target support for the most vulnerable: All households… Read more »

Enable Magazine: Presenting the May/June issue

Presenting Enable MagazineMay-June issue The UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Introducing the May-June issue of Enable Magazine.We’re so excited to share this issue with you and your network. This issue, we’re marking Carers Week by highlighting four unpaid carers’ unique experiences. Caring can come in many different forms including becoming a foster carer: we learn about the path… Read more »

Council tax reductions for disabled people

If you meet certain conditions, you can get a reduction of one council tax band on your bill each year. For example, a Band D property will be charged Band C. Look on your council website for more information. VAT on some building works and adaptations for disabled people Certain types of building works and… Read more »

Dr Terry Wahls: Improving MS with Diet

Multiple sclerosis (MS), is an auto-immune condition affecting more than 1 million Americans.And like other autoimmune conditions, it it’s becoming more prevalent.The role of genetics in MS is not significant.Lifestyle choices however may play important roles in regulating the immune system, and therefore should certainly be looked at as it relates to this and other… Read more »

Charity Craft Fair

Charity Craft Fair, Saturday 9th April 10am-3pm, Didcot Civic Hall, 50p entry on the day, under 12’s free.  All profits going to Pet Pals and Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary.  Our lovely Nandi Ablett will have a craft stall there.