Monthly Archives: September 2016

Guest blog: The Tissue Bank…

A client who regularly contacts the MS-UK Helpline has recently completed the process for registering with the MS Society Tissue Bank to donate her brain and spinal cord for research purposes after her death. The Tissue Bank is based at … Continue reading

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MS-UK achieves PQASSO quality mark!

Last week we got the exciting news that MS-UK had been awarded the Charity Commission endorsed PQASSO Quality Mark Award Level 1. This is a fantastic for us. In 2014 we set ourselves a set of ambitious goals that formed … Continue reading

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Are you sitting (un)comfortably?

Do you have questions going round in your head and no answers? Are you worried about voicing these to others? Maybe because they don’t know about your multiple sclerosis, or you think they will think you are either stupid or … Continue reading

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Fancy a new challenge?

We have an amazing range of challenge events that you can get involved with, from the Virgin Money London Marathon to Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 but we want to add even more to the list but need your help. Are there … Continue reading

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Would you like to be part of MS documentary?

In this guest blog, Daisy Chapman writes about witnessing her mother’s experiences of living with multiple sclerosis. Now Daisy is turning her talents to a new documentary… When I was 12 my mother was diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS, I … Continue reading

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MS-UK webchat service: Help at the touch of a button!

Sometimes picking up the phone to talk about MS can be difficult and sometimes you may need an instant response to a query, so emailing may not feel quite right either. Our web chat may well be the answer. Our … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month – Jan Samson!

My name is Jan Samson and on 06 August 2016 my husband and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary. To celebrate this occasion and my Granddaughter Robyn’s wedding we held a party at our local social club in Ashford, Kent which … Continue reading

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