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20 November 2018
syringes and tablets

Ben Dorward, lead neurosciences pharmacist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, describes his project - to jointly develop an IT system that links prescription management to blood monitoring and can be accessed by the MS and pharmacy teams. 

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12 October 2017

Last year Verity Duff from North Northamptonshire came on our foundation course for new MS nurses. We caught up with her to find out about her first year as an MS nurse, and the difference our support has made to her work 

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07 March 2016

Should the task of improving MS services be solely the responsibility of the NHS? Amy Bowen, Director of Service Development at the MS Trust, explains why we believe it’s vital for the MS Trust to work in co-operation with MS teams to ensure people living with MS receive the best possible care

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07 January 2016
Glass of water bladder

People are too embarrassed to talk about bladder or bowel problems with health professionals and don’t know what help is available, this is the finding of new guidance from NHS England that aims to improve continence services. 

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30 December 2015
Multiple Sclerosis Trust logo

2015 has been another busy year for the MS Trust.  Highlights include:

  • MS Decisions launched
  • Information about secondary progressive MS
  • Evidence for MS specialist services published
  • Launch of the new look MS Trust website
  • NICE quality standard for MS
  • Supporting health professionals
  • Your support for us
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29 July 2015

Bernadette Porter is MS Consultant Nurse at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. This summer she was awarded an honorary MBE for services to nursing in the Queen’s birthday honours. A couple of weeks ago we had a chat with Bernadette about her work and her honour and an edited version appears in the latest edition of our newsletter Open Door. Here we publish the full version of our conversation.

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23 February 2015
MS nurse talking to person with MS

There are over 100,000 people living with MS in the UK today. But MS Trust research shows that there is a shortage of MS specialist nurses and an urgent need to raise the profile of the physiotherapists and occupational therapists with special expertise in MS. Amy Bowen, Director of Service Development at the MS Trust, explains why we’re working to put MS specialists at the heart of MS care and why we need your support

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20 February 2015
Nurse and patient - heart of MS care

At the MS Trust, we believe that people living with MS deserve the best possible care. That’s why we’re launching a new campaign to make sure everyone affected by MS can get access to MS specialists (that is, specialist nurses, as well as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals with expertise in MS).

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