Posts Categorized: MS Society Local Branch

Coping with Christmas stress

Christmas is often pictured as a time of joy and happiness. But it also brings a lot of stress and is usually very busy. When you have MS, it can affect your daily life and symptoms. Helena, from the MS Trust Information and Engagement team, explores some ideas on how to reduce Christmas stress. If you… Read more »

MS Society – Approved but denied campaign

The MS Society has just launched a new campaign to make sure people with MS in England aren’t facing an unacceptable postcode lottery. Take action now to call on your local health service to provide Sativex for people with MS.  Getting the treatment you need shouldn’t be a game of chance. But too often, this is the… Read more »

MS athletes at the Paralympics

The Paralympics have arrived in Japan and there are a number of athletes in the GB camp with MS.  (WARNING: Spoilers ahead) Kadeena Cox has started her Paralympics brilliantly with two gold medals and smashing two world records already.  Find out more about our athletes on the MS Society website by clicking here.  C’mon TeamGB!

Donathon 2021

PLEASE NOTE money raised is for The MS Society not for the Centre DONKATHON 2021 Polly is driving her two donkeys Wizard and Muffin on a 200 mile journey from South Oxfordshire to North Wales pulling a donkey carriage and averaging 8 miles a day. in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Research The adventure starts on… Read more »

MS Helpline Volunteer advert 

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 »

The MS Society are calling for urgent social care funding.

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 »