Category Archives: Chronic illness

World MS Day is coming!

Hi everyone, This month sees World MS Day (Wednesday 31 May), and here at MS-UK we will be celebrating throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook, to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis and hopefully share some top tips from you! Got … Continue reading

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Helpline opening hours survey

Hi everyone, We wanted to let you know about our latest survey…we would like to know your thoughts about our Helpline opening hours. Currently the MS-UK Helpline is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and is available via the … Continue reading

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MS Awareness Week thank you!

Hi everyone, I just wanted to say a big thank you for supporting MS-UK during MS Awareness Week by adding my #SmilesWithMyles twibbon to your social media profile pictures! Over 300 of you lovely people added my twibbon, and it … Continue reading

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Can women with MS breastfeed?

Elissa Benson, NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor and Chartered Neuro Physio, talks breastfeeding and MS There is a lot of information already out there in the public domain that can inform a mother when it comes to making a decision about breastfeeding … Continue reading

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9 ways to get the best out of your neurology appointment

Clinical Nurse Specialists in MS, Julie Webster and Helen Willis give their top tips… Make notes before you come to your appointment with what you want to discuss. Bring specific questions and/or a diary of symptoms with surrounding circumstances Bring … Continue reading

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National support and information about multiple sclerosis

Hi everyone, As it is MS Awareness Week, I just wanted to let you know about our national services that we offer here at MS-UK to supporting anyone affected by multiple sclerosis. In my role at MS-UK I work on … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Remembering Phil

In 2016, Simon Gauge ran the Virgin Money London Marathon for MS-UK. But he really ran it for his brother, Phil. Phil passed away just last month. In this blog, Simon remembers his brother’s courage and quick wit, and shares … Continue reading

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