NICE pauses final decision on ocrelizumab for primary progressive MS
31 October 2018
NICE has announced that it is pausing the publication of final guidance on ocrelizumab for PPMS while further discussions take place between drug company and NHS England.
Nico's 24 hour driving challenge
29 October 2018
Car enthusiast Nico has organised a rather unique driving challenge to raise funds for the MS Trust. Here he tells us what the challenge involves, the inspiration behind it, and how you can sign up.
25 years of support
25 October 2018
2018 marks 25 years since Chris Jones and Jill Holt founded the MS Trust. Over the past quarter of a century, we’ve supported thousands of people with MS and their families – but we know there’s still much work to be done to ensure nobody has to face MS alone.
Find a cause, find a cure?
23 October 2018
What causes MS? This is something we yet don't know, but there are a lot of theories out there. In this blog guest blogger Emily, takes us through some of them.
MS in the Media - 19 October 2018
19 October 2018
- MS-SMART trail unsuccessful
- People with progressive MS need early support
- PIP rules protest
- Is cannabis effective?
- The role of vitamin D unclear
- Pregabalin and gabapentin restrictions
- Statue by sculptor with MS...
My canoe challenge for the MS Trust
18 October 2018
Back in September, a group of friends took on a gruelling canoe challenge in the Lake District, raising nearly £4,000 to support the MS Trust's vital work. Here, supporter Caroline Horton writes about the inspiration behind the challenge and the sense of achievement she felt...
Could cocoa help MS fatigue?
16 October 2018
Researchers found that a dark chocolate cocoa drink, rich in flavonoids, reduced a number of measures of fatigue.
Choosing a disease modifying drug: Toni's Story
16 October 2018
Choosing a disease modifying drug (DMD) is an individual decision and it can be important to weigh up your options and think about what might work best for you. In this guest blog, Toni shares her experiences of choosing an MS treatment and explains what it was like to start...
How Buckinghamshire Community Neurological Rehabilitation Service has applied behavioural change theory to service delivery
12 October 2018
Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist Emma Royal explains how her service undertook a project which looked at overcoming barriers to progressing with rehabilitation, using applied behavioural change theory.
MS in the Media - 12 October 2018
12 October 2018
- Medicinal cannabis decision
- Licence application for SPMS drug
- Depression in MS
London Marathon ballot places announced this week
10 October 2018
Did you get a ballot place in the 2019 London Marathon? Come join Team MS Trust!
Choosing a disease modifying drug: Jane's Story
9 October 2018
Choosing which disease modifying drug (DMD) to start is not always easy and sometimes you'll find that you don't get on with the drug you have chosen. In this guest blog, Jane shares her experience of making a decision about treatment.