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MS in the Media - 4 May 2018

28 April - 4 May 2018

These are links to news stories from the last week that may be of interest to people in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.

Please note that the MS Trust did not write the original items and does not endorse their content nor any claims made in them.

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Northern Ireland patient recall

The Belfast health and social care trust has recalled people, including some with MS, who were seen by neurologist Dr Michael Watt.  This was prompted by concerns regarding the care and treatment he provided.

Source: Guardian
Source: Independent

New measure of walking developed

Researchers in Sheffield have developed a measure that uses an algorithm and sensors in shoes to monitor how people with MS walk. This allows data from real life situations to be used and may indicate changes in progression.

Source: Medical Xpress

MS Trust link: Walking difficulties