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The MS Trust and NHS Lanarkshire are delighted to announce that they have worked together to recruit two new MS specialist nurses, plus a part-time neurology nurse, to support the 1,200 people living with MS in Lanarkshire. The new nurses will begin work later in September.
Yeoman Warder Andy Merry is organising a special dinner and auction at the Tower of London and you’re invited!
- Benefits changes affecting people with MS
- South Korean court sees MS as an occupational disease
- Glandular fever and risk of MS
- Self-management suggestions
- Tecfidera after Tysabri
Being, a short film directed by Devlin Crow, tells the story of a young boy who cares for his mother who has MS.
We're joining up with charities across the UK to take part in Remember a Charity Week this September to raise awareness of the difference gifts in wills can make.
As she gets ready to run the Great North Run, Emily tells us how her mum has inspired her to take on this challenge.
- Are we close to a cure?
- Raising the profile of horse riding for the disabled
- Cladribine (Mavenclad) gets European licence for highly active relapsing MS
The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for cladribine (Mavenclad) for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Paramedic Andy West, who has MS, has completed a 100-mile off-road cycle along the South Downs Way.
- Armed forces at higher risk of dying from MS
- Sticking with disease modifying drugs
- Older MS drugs may be linked to increased cancer risk
- Gut bacteria
- Cladribine and quality of life
- Botulinum toxin treatment for spasticity
- Jamie-Lynn Sigler on walking sticks
- Addressing gaps in care for people with MS
- Parenting with a disability
- Jack Osbourne reflects on five years of living with MS
Former Royal Marine Andy Merry works as a Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London. He was diagnosed with MS last year and has since raised over £27,000 to support the work of the MS Trust by climbing the highest mountain in the Alps. We caught up with Andy just after he returned from his challenge in June to ask him about his experience of climbing Mont Blanc for MS.
MS health professionals are invited to enter or nominate colleagues in the third annual QuDoS in MS recognition programme.
The MS Trust’s first fundraiser with The October Club took place on Friday (July 27), raising over £25,000 for people with advanced MS.
When Kimberley was diagnosed with MS in February, she was scared to open up about the condition. But then a few months later, on World MS Day, she decided to ‘come out’ about her MS in a rather public way – and was overwhelmed by the support she received from friends and strangers alike.
A night of celebration with Towersey Morris who have raised almost £13,000 to help people with MS.
Interested in organisations or tools that help you make your world more adaptable? Denise suggests three of her favourites
First Susan in Neighbours, then Nancy in Hollyoaks and now Johnny in Coronation Street: a series of soap characters have been diagnosed with MS. But is this a good way of raising awareness, or an unhelpful misrepresentation? We asked people on social media for their views.