The MS Trust was closely involved in the development process, contributing to all stages of scoping and consultation. We welcome elements of the standard, in particular statements 2, 3 and 6 which, if implemented, will be a real step forward in ensuring that people with MS get the specialist input they need (see below. But, after careful consideration, we decided we could not endorse the final document.
Prof Alastair Compston has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year’s Honours.
Results from a small study just published has demonstrated taking 10,000 IU of vitamin D appears to be safe for people with MS and could reduce the proportion of the immune cells that are thought to drive MS activity.
Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust is currently advertising for a Band 8 Lead MS Nurse on NHS Jobs. A great opportunity working as a member of the MS team, the post holder will provide leadership to the MS nurses and look for new and innovative ways to meet the increasing demands of the service.
A judge from the Court of Protection has ruled that doctors can withdraw treatment from a woman with MS described as being in a "minimally conscious state" and having little awareness of the outside world.
Many people with MS have to go to hospital for emergency treatment for preventable conditions, according to a new report published today by the MS Trust and NHiS.
A major new MS Trust report reveals that vital MS services face increasing pressures which could lead to inequities in care.
MS specialist nurses, neurologists, allied health professionals and multi-disciplinary teams from across the UK have been recognised in the first ever QuDos awards for quality in the delivery of MS services.
Preliminary results announced in a press release report that treatment with Tysabri did not slow down the gradual increase in disability experienced by people with secondary progressive MS.
Overview of some of the research highlights reported at the ECTRIMS 2015 conference in Barcelona.