Pam and Jo accepting cheque from Helen Ley Charitable Trust
25 November 2016

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.

Santa Run
11 November 2016

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

21 January 2016

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.

forward view lay members
20 January 2016

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.

Sainsbury's Charity of the Year
15 January 2016

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.  

06 October 2015

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.

02 October 2015

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.

26 July 2015

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!

24 July 2015

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.

23 July 2015

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.

30 December 2014

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.

19 December 2014

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.

19 November 2014

On Monday November 17th a Parliamentary Reception was held to share the latest results from the Risk-sharing Scheme (RSS) for MS drugs.

23 October 2014

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.

30 September 2014

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.

Atlantic Lions on rowing machine
13 September 2014

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'.

20 August 2014

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!

15 August 2014

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.

31 July 2014

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).

12 June 2014

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. 

06 June 2014

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.

17 April 2014

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.

14 April 2014

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.

29 October 2013

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.