Skip to main content Skip to navigation

MS Trust Shop All Publications

Please note that items can only be posted to addresses in the UK.
The MS Trust is a UK charity, one of our main objectives is to supply information to people affected by MS. We are able to do this free of charge thanks mainly to the generosity of the UK public. In order to ensure the maximum number of people are able to receive our publications we need to limit our supplies to 1 copy per item ordered. Thank you for observing this limit. Health professionals may request larger quantities for delivery to their place of work. If you have any queries please contact us on 01462 476700 or via info@mstrust.org.uk.

 Making Sense of MS

Making Sense of MS

If you've just been diagnosed, this small postcard-sized booklet is a good place to start learning about MS. It provides a brief introduction to multiple sclerosis and answers the questions most commonly asked after diagnosis.

Price: Free

 Making Sense of MS: core pack

Making Sense of MS: core pack

This folder contains introductory information that may be helpful if you have been recently diagnosed with MS. These sheets can support you to learn about MS, the lifestyle and treatments which can help and the health professionals who will support you.

Price: Free

A short guide to understanding my MS

A short guide to understanding my MS

This resource supports the family, friends, and colleagues of someone diagnosed with MS. It explains about MS, what it can be like to be diagnosed with the condition and explores how you might feel about it.

Price: Free

About MS

About MS

An introduction to multiple sclerosis if you have recently been diagnosed. It explains how symptoms occur, how MS is diagnosed and the different types of MS. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

Price: Free

Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) - factsheet

Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) - factsheet

Alemtuzumab is an experimental new drug that has shown promising results as a treatment for people with relapsing remitting MS. The factsheet discusses the recent and ongoing research into the drug and some of the safety concerns raised during trials.

Price: Free

Are you sitting comfortably..?

Are you sitting comfortably..?

A self-help guide to good posture in sitting

Price: Free

At work with MS

At work with MS

The book considers some of the ways in which MS might affect work, the protection afforded under the Equality Act and what adjustments can be made for a successful working life with MS.

Price: Free

BG-12 (Tecfidera) - factsheet

BG-12 (Tecfidera) - factsheet

BG-12 is an oral drug for people with relapsing remitting MS. The factsheet discusses the recent research into the drug, side effects and current licensing status.

Price: Free

Bladder: managing your bladder

Bladder: managing your bladder

Bladder problems are among the most common symptoms reported by people with MS. This book aims to give people an insight into why bladder problems can be part of MS, and provides a practical approach to their management. It includes comments and tips from people with MS who know what it is like to live with bladder problems.

Price: Free

Bowel: managing your bowels

Bowel: managing your bowels

Around half of all people with MS experience bowel symptoms at some stage. This book aims to give people an insight into why bowel problems can be part of MS, and provides a practical approach to their management. It includes comments and tips from people with MS who know what it is like to live with bowel problems.

Price: Free

Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) - factsheet

Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) - factsheet

A clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) is a single episode of demyelination in the central nervous system. Many people who experience a CIS are eventually diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Price: Free

Cognition - factsheet

Cognition - factsheet

Describes the range of cognitive problems that can occur with MS - eg difficulties with short-term memory, concentration, verbal fluency - and discusses ways to approach managing the various problems.

Price: Free

Depression - factsheet

Depression - factsheet

It is estimated that about half of all people with MS will experience an episode of depression at some stage. This factsheet gives an overview of the main symptoms, causes and treatments.

Price: Free

Diet - factsheet

Diet - factsheet

Written with the help of a registered dietitian, this factsheet looks at the elements of a healthy diet and summarises and reviews evidence about diet in MS.

Price: Free

Disease modifying drug therapy

Disease modifying drug therapy

A book for people with relapsing MS, who may be considering treatment with one of the disease modifying drug therapies. It aims to provide an understanding of how the drugs work and affect MS, and help readers have informed discussions with their health team about the treatment options.

This book is in limited supply; only one copy can be sent per order.

Price: Free

Disease modifying treatments: an introduction

Disease modifying treatments: an introduction

If you are newly diagnosed and experiencing relapses, you may be considering treatment with DMTs. This short guide explores the range of drugs that can decrease the number and severity of relapses.

Price: Free

Exercises for people with MS

Exercises for people with MS

Fully updated as web pages. The new version expands the range of exercises and allows users to put together a personalised set of exercises to meet their own particular needs. Each exercise is clearly illustrated with an animation and can be downloaded as a pdf. Click 'Read online' to visit the Exercise web pages.

Price: Free

Falls: managing the ups and downs of MS

Falls: managing the ups and downs of MS

The book looks at factors that increase the risk of falling and includes tips and suggestions for reducing the dangers. There is also a section on the fear of falling and information on how someone can remain safe should they have a fall.

Price: Free

Fampridine (Fampyra) - factsheet

Fampridine (Fampyra) - factsheet

This factsheet provides information about fampridine, a drug treatment for improving walking in MS.

Price: Free

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) - factsheet

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) - factsheet

FES is a form of treatment to aid mobility and is chiefly used in MS to correct dropped foot. This factsheet looks at how the treatment works, who might benefit and how to find services.

Price: Free

Kids' guide to MS

Kids' guide to MS

The Kids' Guide to MS is aimed at 6-10 year olds who have a mum or dad with MS. Fully illustrated in bright colours with engaging characters, this Kids' Guide is a book that children can read on their own or with a parent.

Price: Free

Laquinimod - factsheet

Laquinimod - factsheet

Laquinimod is an experimental new drug that has shown promising results as a treatment for people with relapsing remitting MS. The factsheet discusses the recent research into the drug, side effects and current licensing status.

Price: Free

Living well with MS

Living well with MS

Being as well as possible can help you manage your MS. This resource explores how changes in lifestyle can make a difference after diagnosis with MS. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

Price: Free

Living with fatigue

Living with fatigue

Fatigue is one of the commonest symptoms of MS and can have a major impact on daily life. Living With Fatigue was written in conjunction with an MS specialist occupational therapist and illustrated with comments by people with MS who know what it is like to live with the symptom.

Price: Free

Making the most of appointments

Making the most of appointments

Appointments with your MS team are key to managing your MS after diagnosis. This resource explains the health professionals who provide support and makes suggestions about how to make the most of consultations. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

Price: Free

Mitoxantrone - factsheet

Mitoxantrone - factsheet

Mitoxantrone is a chemotherapy drug that is occasionally used to treat aggressive relapsing remitting or secondary progressive MS where relapses are still a significant feature.

Price: Free

Move it for MS

Move it for MS

An exercise DVD featuring Mr Motivator.

Price: Free

MS and life choices

MS and life choices

This resource looks at how people make good choices at any time in their lives and puts forward suggestions when making life choices after your diagnosis with MS.

Price: Free

MS and me

MS and me

A self-management guide to living with MS.

This book is in limited supply, health professionals will be restricted to 10 copies per order.

Price: Free

MS and your feelings

MS and your feelings

After diagnosis with MS, many people experience a range of powerful emotions. This resource explores how your feelings may be affected and how you can adjust after diagnosis.

Price: Free

MS Explained

MS Explained

MS Explained is a book for anyone who wants to understand the mechanisms of MS and what causes symptoms to occur.

Price: Free

MS specialist nursing in the UK - 2014

MS specialist nursing in the UK - 2014

This report presents the findings of a national survey of UK multiple sclerosis specialist nurses conducted by the MS Trust. Available to download only.

Price: Free

MS Trust leaflet

MS Trust leaflet

General information about the work of the MS Trust.

Price: Free

MS Trust publication list

MS Trust publication list

Full list of MS Trust books, leaflets and DVDs.

Price: Free

MS: what does it mean for me?

MS: what does it mean for me?

If you have recently been diagnosed with MS, you will almost certainly have a number of questions about how it will affect your life.

Price: Free

Open Door

Open Door

Quarterly newsletter

Price: Free

Pain - factsheet

Pain - factsheet

It is estimated that more than half of all people with MS will experience pain of some sort, yet the symptom remains difficult to treat.

Price: Free

Partners and MS - chatroom transcript

Partners and MS - chatroom transcript

Transcript of a chatroom allowing people who share their life with someone with multiple sclerosis to bring their thoughts and ideas on the issues and problems that this can involve.

Price: Free

Pregnancy and parenthood - factsheet

Pregnancy and parenthood - factsheet

MS is most often diagnosed at the age at which many people may be thinking of having a family. Deciding whether to start or add to a family is often a complicated process, and this factsheet aims to summarise the research into the health aspects of MS and becoming a parent.

Price: Free

Primary progressive MS

Primary progressive MS

Explores both the physical and emotional aspects of a diagnosis of primary progressive MS. It looks at living with this type of MS and the ongoing management of the condition.

Price: Free

Primary progressive MS: an introduction

Primary progressive MS: an introduction

An introduction to primary progressive MS if you have recently been diagnosed with PPMS. It answers the most commonly asked questions.

Price: Free

Relapsing remitting MS: an introduction

Relapsing remitting MS: an introduction

An introduction to relapsing remitting MS if you have recently been diagnosed with RRMS. It answers the most commonly asked questions.

Price: Free

Research and MS

Research and MS

MS is an active area of research. This resource explores some of the approaches being taken and how you can keep up to date with the latest research.

Price: Free

Sativex - factsheet

Sativex - factsheet

Information on the cannabis based mouth spray that is licensed as an add-on treatment for spasticity.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS

Secondary progressive MS

Looks at how this type of MS is identified and diagnosed and at how a range of health professionals can help manage the condition.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS - managing the transition - chatroom transcript

Secondary progressive MS - managing the transition - chatroom transcript

Understanding and coping with the change from relapsing remitting to secondary progressive MS can be challenging. For some people this can feel like being diagnosed a second time with a new range of unknowns and uncertainties.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS: an introduction

Secondary progressive MS: an introduction

An introduction to secondary progressive MS if you have been diagnosed with SPMS from the beginning, rather than becoming secondary progressive after having relapsing remitting MS.

Price: Free

Sex and MS: a guide for men

Sex and MS: a guide for men

A book that looks at how MS can affect the sex lives of men and how these issues can be managed.

Price: Free

Sexuality and MS: a guide for women

Sexuality and MS: a guide for women

A book for women to help them talk about their concerns. It explains how MS can impact on both sexuality and intimacy and offers positive and practical solutions.

Price: Free

Sources of information and support

Sources of information and support

The right information and support can empower you after your diagnosis with MS. This resource suggests a wide range of options that may be helpful, including print, online, by phone and face to face. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

Price: Free

Spasticity and spasms - factsheet

Spasticity and spasms - factsheet

This factsheet looks at what causes spasticity and spasms the words used to describe the symptoms and how they can be managed.

Price: Free

Spasticity triggers

Spasticity triggers

A book that looks at underlying symptoms that can worsen of muscle stiffness and spasm and where to go for help

Price: Free

StayingSmart

StayingSmart

Can't concentrate? Forget things you shouldn't? Can't find the right word? Why not try our StayingSmart website, aimed at people with MS who are struggling with cognition.

Price: Free

Stem cells - factsheet

Stem cells - factsheet

There has been a great deal of coverage of stem cell treatments in the press recently. To provide a wider perspective the MS Trust has produced this factsheet

Price: Free

Talking with your kids about MS

Talking with your kids about MS

When a parent is affected by MS, discussing MS with children may seem daunting. This book looks at the concerns parents may have, some of the things children may want to know and what other parents' experiences have been.

Price: Free

Telling people

Telling people

When you have just been diagnosed, there will be people you need to tell or want to tell about your MS. This resource suggests ways to go about it that may be helpful.

Price: Free

Tips for living With MS

Tips for living With MS

A compilation of nearly 150 useful ideas sent in by people with MS. The book contains practical suggestions on saving time and energy, getting around, making the most of benefits and getting equipped and more. There is also an extensive section of contact details for useful organisations.

Price: Free

Treating symptoms

Treating symptoms

This resource outlines the range of treatments for MS symptoms and discusses when you should seek treatment if symptoms are troubling you.

Price: Free

Understanding and improving your posture

Understanding and improving your posture

A self-help guide to improving posture

Price: Free

Vitamin D - factsheet

Vitamin D - factsheet

There is increasing interest in the role of vitamin D both as a possible trigger for multiple sclerosis and as a treatment for MS. This factsheet covers some of the recent research.

Price: Free

What happens after diagnosis?

What happens after diagnosis?

If you've just been diagnosed with MS, you may be wondering what happens next. This resource outlines your choices, like who you tell about your diagnosis and what support is available from health professionals. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

Price: Free

Working and studying with MS

Working and studying with MS

When you've been diagnosed with MS, you may wonder if it will affect your work or education. This introductory resource will support you in employment, higher education or school.

Price: Free

Young person's guide to MS

Young person's guide to MS

A book written with the help of 10-16 year olds who know what it is like to have a parent with MS and who share their experiences, worries and emotions about living with MS in their family.

Price: Free