Are you a good listener? 100,000 people live with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK. Every one of them shares the uncertainty of life with MS. People are most likely to find out they have MS in their thirties, forties and fifties; news that can be scary and heart breaking. MS can get steadily worse,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: MS Society Local Branch
MS newsletter Apr-Jun 2018 (1)
MS newsletter Apr-June 2017
Source MS Society: We’ve joined more than 100 charities and professional groups calling on the Government to urgently address the social care crisis in the UK. The Government’s investment in social care has fallen by a third over the past five years – that’s £1.6 billion. This has left more than one million people unable… Read more »
MS newsletter Oct-Dec 2016
MS newsletter July-Sept 2016
Hannah Dunk, daughter of one of our BMSTC members, was inspired by her Mum to set up her own business making fashionable clothing for wheelchair users. “My mother Helen has always been a very glamorous lady. Being diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis 14 years ago my mum is now wheelchair bound. I have found it almost impossible… Read more »
Source MS Society: You are vital in progressing understanding of the cause of MS, developing a cure and providing support and treatments for people living with MS. Involvement in research can range from completing a questionnaire to being in a clinical trial for a new treatment. Read on.
Source MS Society: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended daclizumab, known as Zinbryta, be licensed to treat people with relapsing forms of MS.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is now deciding whether to make this treatment available on the NHS in England and Wales. Read on.