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MS awareness week

09 February 2016
Let's make MS care fair logo and team

MS care is changing. Last year saw a new consensus on treatment for people with relapsing remitting MS. This recommends that people with relapsing remitting MS receive treatment with a disease modifying drug (DMD) as close as possible to diagnosis. It also recommends that treatment should be closely monitored, and, if there are still signs of disease activity, a switch to a different, more effective treatment should be considered.

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29 July 2015

If you receive our newsletter Open Door you’ll know that this year is the twenty-first anniversary of the MS Trust. Having looked back at the big achievement in MS care and support since we were founded in 1993, for this MS Awareness Week, which runs from 28 April–4 May we want to make sure the next 21 years see even more progress.

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22 April 2015

At the MS Trust we believe that everyone with MS should have access to an MS nurse. MS specialist nurses provide clinical advice and support on most aspects of MS. They often act to co-ordinate services for people with MS, referring someone on to a doctor, therapist, or other appropriate services. Many people with MS consider them to be a lifeline but, sadly, we know this is not the case for everyone.

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06 March 2015
Helena reading open door

Helena Jidborg Alexander who works in our MS Trust Web team and is a person with MS ponders the question of raising awareness of MS

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02 May 2014

The voting has closed, the nominations have been counted and we can now announce that the winners of our My MS Super Team awards 2014 are Lesley Catterall and Denise Middleton, MS specialists based in Milton Keynes, and theWessex MS Therapy Centre in Warminster.

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29 April 2013

We’re very grateful to our patrons Jackie and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen who appeared on ITV’s Lorraine show this morning, talking about MS Awareness Week. Both Jackie and Laurence’s mothers were diagnosed with MS, so they have a real understanding of  the day-to-day reality of the condition.

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