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Way Ahead Volume 19 Part 1 (January 2015)

The Department of Health Risk-sharing Scheme - an innovative project that revolutionised services in the UK and delivered disease modifying drugs on the NHS

Nicola Russell, Director of Special Projects, MS Trust

Key messages from the six-year analysis of the Department of Health Risk-sharing Scheme for Avonex, Betaferon, Copaxone and Rebif.


Joint congress of the Americas and European Committees for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS) conference report, Boston 2014

Gail Clayton, Lead MS Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Review of the September 2014 joint meeting of the Americas and European Committees for Treatment and Research in MS.


Acupuncture for the treatment of fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: a case series

Caroline McGuire, Specialist Physiotherapist, Astley Ainslie House Hospital, Edinburgh

There is increasing interest in the use of acupuncture for people with MS, this article explores its use in treating fatigue in a cohort of six patients.


Management of MS in primary and secondary care - NICE Clinical Guideline 186: an analysis of how it measures up

Alice Hamilton, Policy Officer, MS Trust

The new NICE MS Guideline was finally published in October 2014. Read views from the MS Trust and health professionals working in the field of MS about the strengths, weaknesses and omissions of the new document.


How can health professionals ensure information is delivered at diagnosis?

Jane Havercroft, Information Officer, MS Trust

Discusses how the delivery of information at the point of diagnosis could be improved for people with MS and introduces the MS Trust's new resource for the newly diagnosed, Making Sense of MS.


MS Trust conference report, Kenilworth 2014

Information Team, MS Trust

Report of the happenings of the November 2014 MS Trust annual conference.


Learning in a way that suits you: flexibile education opportunities at Birmingham City University

Nicki-Ward Abel, Lecturer Practitioner in MS, Birmingham City University, Birmingham

Outlines the importance of continuing education and the development of an online module to enhance your practice and service delivery.


 

 

 

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