MS health professionals offer advice and information on all aspects of life with MS. From choosing disease modifying drugs to the benefits of staying active.
"The Advanced MS Champions will be able to connect everything up"
This year the MS Trust has been working with city philanthropists The October Club to raise money to pioneer a new role in MS teams: Advanced MS Champions. But how will our new Champions make a difference? We spoke to Lyn, who was diagnosed with MS over 20 years ago.
The MS Trust and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are working together to make a difference for local people living with MS with the recruitment of the first new nurse placements in the MS Trust’s Specialist Nurse Funding Programme. We went to Leicester to speak to Allison, one of the existing MS nurses, and Jon, who has been living with MS for almost ten years, about the difference the new nurses will make.
'It used to be diagnose and adios, but now there is so much we can do'
To mark 25 years of MS specialist nursing, we caught up with Gail Clayton, Vicki Matthews and Megan Roberts, three of the first MS nurses, to hear their thoughts on how MS services have changed over the last 25 years, and the challenges we still face to ensure nobody has to manage MS alone
Neurologist Dr Paul Molyneux and MS specialist nurse Ruth Stross both sat on the editorial panel for MS Decisions. Here they explain why they got involved and how they believe it will help them help people with MS.