Pucker up for your very best #MistletoeMugshot selfies and share the love by texting MWAH16 £3 to 70070 to donate £3 to help people with MS.
People with severe MS will benefit from new bursaries worth £150,000 which will fund the training of specialist nurses and allied health professionals, enabling them to offer the best care possible. The finance behind this initiative comes from the Helen Ley Charitable Trust, an organisation which was formed 42 years ago by the Coventry MS branch with the assistance of local business people.
If you're stuck for Christmas present ideas, Kenny's wooden creations and tree decorations make lovely and unique gifts.
Are you looking for a reason to wear your Christmas jumper? With the festive season on the horizon and people feeling in a giving mood, this is a great time of year to harness some of that positive spirit and use it to help people with MS
The MS Trust's innovative interactive guide to disease modifying drugs, MS Decisions, was highly commended in the BMA Patient Information Awards.
We'd like to wish the best of luck to the 23 MS Trust cyclists taking on the 100 miles of the RideLondon-Surrey event on Sunday.
To celebrate raising more than £80,000 for the MS Trust, Rick Halsall will be holding a dinner at Marine Football Club in Merseyside this September.
Would you like to run the London Marathon in 2017 to help people with multiple sclerosis? If you enter the public ballot as well as applying for a charity place with the MS Trust you will have twice the chance to run.
The deadline for applications to our new lay forum for our MS Forward View project is tomorrow! Read more about the forum and how to apply below.
Kenny Smith is looking for people to get involved with a Midnight Pyjama Walk at Goodwood in aid of the MS Trust
Singer/songwriter Tiger Lilly and Into The Autumn have released a new song 'Not Alone' on iTunes to raise money for the MS Trust.
The Fundraising Standards Board today published its report into charities’ treatment of Olive Cooke. The report highlights the practice among some charities of sharing or selling their contacts details, which led to Mrs Cooke being inundated by charity requests. We’d like to reassure you that the MS Trust has never and will never do this.
The MS Trust is committed to involving people with MS in our work. So we're delighted to introduce the three lay members who will sit on the advisory group of our new project MS Forward View, looking at how MS services can provide greater, more equitable access to care.
A charity of the year partnership with the MS Trust is a great way of building team spirit in your workplace whilst raising vital funds and awareness to meet the needs of people living with multiple sclerosis.
We're amazed at how our new campaign has taken off! Could you get sponsored to give something up for a month?
Comedian Graham Fellows will be appearing on Celebrity Mastermind on Tuesday 29 December in aid of MS Trust.
Chorate Chamber Choir will be holding a Christmas concert in aid of MS Trust, at St John and St Stephen Church in Reading on 12 December.
The MS Trust has produced a new publication for people with MS: Disease modifying drugs - a guide to treatments for relapsing MS. This new book has been developed to complement the online resource MS Decisions.
Some of the UK’s top MS specialist nurses, allied health professionals, neurologists and teams have been named on the shortlist for the inaugural QuDoS awards, initiated by pharmaphorum with the support of the MS Trust.
Introducing MS Decisions, the MS Trust's new independent guide to MS drugs that's designed to help people weigh up their treatment options and make the choice that works for them.
A new report launched today (7 October) at the ECTRIMS conference in Barcelona sets out the case for a therapeutic strategy that aims to preserve lifelong brain health in people with MS.
We are looking for volunteers to help in various locations across the country, in particular Kidderminster, Richmond upon Thames and central London locations including Sloane Street, Piccadilly and Westminster.
The MS Trust welcomes the new consensus on early treatment and monitoring for people living with relapsing remitting MS that has been announced today.
Today the MS Trust publishes a joint report highlighting Allied Health Professionals (AHP's) views on the pressures and challenges facing neuro-specialist therapy services in today's NHS.
The MS Trust book Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis was highly commended in the BMA Patient Information Awards, which were announced last night (7 September)
Good luck to the five MS Trust supporters who set off on Wednesday to cycle from London to Brussels via Amsterdam - a total of over 330 miles in just four days!
Plegridy should be available on the Welsh NHS within three months, so neurologists should be able to prescribe it from late October 2015. Plegridy was approved for NHS treatment in Scotland in January. The regulatory bodies for England (NICE) and Northern Ireland have not yet considered Plegridy.
Would you like to do something different and enjoy an experience of a lifetime this summer? The MS Trust's skydiving month, Jump in June, is back and this is your chance to experience the incredible feeling of flying through the air at 120 mph from about 10,000 feet high.
The results of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon ballot are being announced, so if you've managed to gain a place we would love you to join our team.
One of our fundraisers is offering, to the highest bidder, 2 x VIP tickets (kindly donated by O2) to the final night of the Monty Python tour on 20th July.
A big thank you and well done to the MS Trust team who took part in the British 10K London on Sunday.
From April 2015, NHS England has announced that people in England will be able to hold combined health and social care personal budgets for the first time
Jo Rodda is taking on the challenge to be the fastest woman to complete the Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon.
Good luck to the 17 MS Trust cyclists who will be taking on the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 this Sunday!
We are in the process of redeveloping our website, which will include MS Decisions, a decision aid to help people navigate the complex world of disease modifying drugs. We are keen to involve people with MS in this development.
The MS Trust would like to say a huge congratulations to the 2015 Monster Ski team for completing the 7th Monster Ski challenge.
MS Trust supporter Rick Halsall from Southport has been rewarded for his efforts to make a difference for a charity close to his heart.
The Great North Run public ballot was announced this week. Were you successful in getting a place in this iconic race?
The MS Trust is lucky enough to have been chosen as one of seven charities to benefit from Winchester University's Sound Radio's 168 hour continuous broadcast, which begins today.
Rock Against MS UK is a fundraising group dedicated to supporting three MS charities through the power of rock! The inaugural Rock Against MS UK event was held at Baseline in Dudley in September 2014, followed by a Christmas party in December.
Do something amazing this MS Awareness Week - take on a thrilling skydive and experience the incredible, once in a life time feeling of freefalling 10,000 feet at 120mph!
The MS Trust was saddened to hear of the death of Debbie Purdy.
Debbie was a formidable campaigner who worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the impact MS can have on a person's life. Although often linked to the case for assisted suicide, Debbie campaigned on many issues and was always willing to get involved and fight for the rights of others.
More than 300 consultants have written an open letter to NHS England expressing strong concerns over proposed changes in how specialised care is funded in the NHS in England
We've been made aware that a website called 'Cover4Life' is falsely advertising a life insurance product from 'Your Life Protected' as being promoted by the MS Trust.
This company is using our logo without our permission and has no connection to the MS Trust. We have asked them to remove all references to our organisation.
A big well done and thank you to our 23 amazing MS Trust Santas, who took part in the DIFC Santa Run yesterday in Victoria Park.
This Sunday Santas will be gathering in London to take part in two events in aid of the MS Trust.
On Monday November 17th a Parliamentary Reception was held to share the latest results from the Risk-sharing Scheme (RSS) for MS drugs.
A report published today by the MS Trust finds that 30,000 people with MS live in areas where their specialist nurses are managing twice the sustainable level. This may mean that these people are not receiving all the support that they need.
MS Trust supporter Romy Langley has organised a Santa Walk in aid of the MS Trust, which will take place in London's Richmond Park on Sunday 7 December.
The MS Trust is looking for volunteer collectors to help raise funds to support people with MS this December.
Angela J Simpson who is an artist specialising in animal portraits and wildlife, won a competition last Christmas with her beautiful sheep design 'Sophie' and chose the MS Trust as her charity of choice.
Good luck to the six MS Trust supporters who are setting off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro on Thursday 9 October.
The MS Trust strongly rejects claims published in a BMJ article on 29 September that the MS Trust and MS Society have failed to be transparent in reporting pharmaceutical funding for charitable activities.
Jo Rodda has broken the World Record to be the fastest women to complete the Enduroman Arch to Arc Ultra Triathlon! She completed this incredible challenge in 78 hours 39 mins, making her the third fastest finisher overall.
Managing your bowels: a guide for people with MS was commended in the 2014 British Medical Association Patient Information Awards last night.
In December 2015 four friends who met at the University of Birmingham are going to attempt to row across the Atlantic in aid of the MS Trust. The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is a 3,000 mile race from La Gomera, Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean and has been dubbed the 'toughest rowing race on earth'.
Neurologists tend to underestimate people's discomfort in talking about common MS symptoms and overestimate difficulty in discussing more sensitive issues according to a new survey.
We would like to wish the very best of luck to our MS Trust team of 65 runners taking part in the Great North Run on Sunday.
Following a year of hard work and preparation for a continuous 289 mile triathlon from London to Paris, Jo Rodda was unfortunately unable to set off on her planned date due to adverse weather.
Congratulations to the five MS Trust supporters who completed the 3 Cities cycle ride last week and cycled almost 350 miles from London to Brussels via Amsterdam!
MS Trust supporter Liz Thompson will be holding another garden party this summer as part of our My Garden Party campaign. And you're all invited!
Brighten up an October evening with a fabulous night of great food, live music and magic in the historic Studley Castle, set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside.
The MS Trust and MS Society are working together to highlight continuing concern that recommendations in the NICE Clinical Guideline for MS may set back the availability and quality of care for people with multiple sclerosis.
Towersey Morris are long term supporters of the MS Trust having donated over £10,000 to our work for people with MS and they are now featured on the big screen appearing in Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (showing now at all good cinemas).
One of our supporters has kindly donated a pair of tickets to see McBusted this Sunday (6 July) at Hyde Park in London.
The 19th Rehabilitation in MS (RIMS) Conference was held for the first time in the UK in Brighton from 6-7 June, it was jointly-hosted by the MS Trust and the University College London MS Team from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.
Today marks the start of Volunteers' Week, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. It is a chance to celebrate the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Every year over 20 million people across England and the UK volunteer, donating more than 100 million hours to their communities each week.
At the MS Trust, we are often surprised by the amazing things people do to raise money to support those living with MS, but when Caitlin's mum got in touch we were particularly delighted!
If you would like to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on 26 April 2015 to support people affected by multiple sclerosis, don't forget to enter the public ballot for a place when it opens on Tuesday. You can also contact the MS Trust to apply for a Gold Bond charity place.
Fantastic fundraiser Kenny Smith followed up his 2012 Sahara Trek and London to Paris cycle ride by going on to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro last October, and he's written an amazing article about his trip.
Dont forget that it's Mother's Day this Sunday (30th March). Why not send a card with a difference this year?
Brothers James and Chris Wyatt will be holding some fundraising events in Taunton this spring in aid of the MS Trust.
Over the past few months, the MS Trust has been approached by a number of MS specialist nurses whose services are under threat.
The threats range from downgrading of their posts, cuts to the number of nurses in the team or withdrawing funding for the service.