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New THURSDAY AQUA Classes Trial starting in March. Third Thursday of the Month 2.00 – 2.45 (March 16th, April 20th, May 18th, June 15th ) If you can’t make First Friday sessions, this is your chance to see what you have been missing. All welcome. Free entry to Milton Park Pool with OMSTC membership card…. Read more »

Have you heard of trigeminal neuralgia?

Source:  MS Trust Have you heard of trigeminal neuralgia? It’s a type of severe neck pain which can cause stabbing or burning sensations down one side of the face. Research has shown that people who have MS are more likely to experience it.  Read on.

Smart phone app designed to help disabled people find empty blue badge parking spaces being trialled in Reading

A smartphone app designed to help disabled people find empty blue badge parking spaces is being trialled. Sensors have been placed in 70 disabled bays in Reading which will detect when vehicles are occupying the designated spaces. These will then send updates on vacant spots to the app users’ mobile devices. The EU-funded project, called… Read more »


Are you interested in attending a Mindfulness course at the centre? If we have enough interest we will explore? Please contact Sue and let her know.

MS Documentary seeking interviewees

I am a student at The London Film School producing a documentary film about the experience of water therapy for MS patients and we are looking for interviewees. The film seeks to convey the benefits of the therapy, in particular, the way it creates a sense of freedom and escape for patients suffering from MS…. Read more »

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Oxfordshire Carers’ Strategy and Carers’ Personal Budgets Consultation You’ve been invited to participate in the Oxfordshire Carers’ Strategy and Carers’ Personal Budgets Consultation consultation by the consultation manager, Julia Stackhouse. This consultation is open from 24 Aug 2016 at 00:00 to 14 Nov 2016 at 23:59. Dear All Oxfordshire County Council and Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning… Read more »

ILC Newsletter (August)

      Contact the ILC Mon to Fri from 9-00 a.m. to 5-00 p.m. ( 01235 524857 Home Page | ILC Oxfordshire Guideposts Independent Living Centre moved to Abingdon in April 2012. We are now based at the Abingdon Resource and Well-being Centre. Our contact number is: 01235 …   The current… Read more »

Constipation study finishes recruitment!

The AMBER study is a randomised controlled clinical trial looking at the use of abdominal massage to treat neurogenic bowel disorder in MS patients. Recruitment for this study ended on the 19th of July 2016, with a total of 191 patients. Patients enrolled on the trial were randomised to one of two arms: ‘control,’ receiving… Read more »