21 - 27 November 2015
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The Chancellor of the Exchequer's spending review touched on areas that may affect people with MS, including changes to some benefits, cuts to the Department of Work and Pensions and funding for health and social care services.
Reporting medically unfit drivers
The General Medical Council (GMC) has issued draft guidelines that strengthens the obligation on GPs to report people who continue to drive once deemed medically unfit to do so to the DVLA. People with MS are required to inform the DVLA of their diagnosis, and are usually issued with a licence that requires renewing every three years.
MS Trust link: Driving with MS