Author Archives: MS-UK

About MS-UK

MS-UK was established in 1993, and is a national charity dedicated to empowering people with multiple sclerosis to make the most of today, and live life to the full. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work. We provide high quality, professional services to support people living with multiple sclerosis, and we listen to people affected by MS.

Fundraiser of the month: Mel’s story!

Our fundraiser of the month for August is Mel Foyle. She got in touch with us in April to tell us about a fundraising day that she was planning with raffles, games for the kids and food and drink. The … Continue reading

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Bank holiday – garden party time!

Want something to do on the bank holiday weekend? Hold a garden party for MS-UK! So the August 28 bank holiday is coming up and we had a little brainstorm about how you, our lovely supporters, could use the break … Continue reading

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Foot drop? Find out more about a free trial of the Bioness FES

Hello, Do you experience foot drop? FES Hire are a new company who are offering the Bioness FES, which is a walking device. The Bioness FES consists of A battery-powered control box, about the size of a pack of cards, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The day after, the day after, the night before…

In her second guest blog for us Jo discusses MS fatigue and how it can creep up on you unexpectedly… For those of us with MS, planning becomes second nature. As we only have a limited amount of energy available … Continue reading

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Last chance to take our helpline survey…

Hi everyone, Tomorrow is the last chance to take our survey all about the MS-UK Helpline, and let us know your opinions if you have used the helpline at all in 2017. We would like to know why you chose the … Continue reading

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Colchester M&S choose MS-UK as charity of the year!

MS-UK were over the moon to receive a phone call back in March from Marks & Spencer Colchester saying that we had been selected as their charity of the year for 2017/18. Each year the store raises approximately £4,000 for … Continue reading

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Guest blog : The Gorilla In Your House

Our Guest Blogger today is Mary of This Is My Blog after a fashion, anyway, and we thank her for her permission in publishing it on our blog. Mary talks of acquiring a disability and how it is bit like getting home to find … Continue reading

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