Category Archives: Diagnosis

Guest blog: Robert’s adventure with Oceans of Hope… So where was I?

In May we continued the series of guest blogs from Robert Munns. Robert is involved with the Oceans of Hope Challenge, which is an adventure like no other for people affected by multiple sclerosis. In this series, Robert is taking … Continue reading

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Carers Week: ‘You know you’re not the first person to go through this, but it can feel that way’

As part of Carers Week Mark gives his account of caring for his wife, Portia with multiple sclerosis… Portia and I met at university, where we were studying architecture and landscape architecture. We were married in 1998 – around the … Continue reading

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MS and parenthood

In this guest blog, for World MS Day, Joanne shares her tips for dealing with multiple sclerosis (MS) and being a parent… Everyone has challenges, mine is juggling MS and parenthood. With no control over either of them, I read to … Continue reading

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Trishna Bharadia shortlisted for Rising Star Award!

Hi everyone, Trishna Bharadia, who you may recall set the stage alight in the first ever ‘People’s Strictly for Comic Relief’ on BBC1 in a four-part Strictly Come Dancing spin-off, has been shortlisted for the We Are The City Rising Star Awards … Continue reading

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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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HSCT: One year on

As Samreena Kamran from Birmingham celebrates her one year anniversary since having HSCT treatment in London, she candidly reveals what life has been like since… The moment I found out I had been accepted to have HSCT (Hematopoietic stem cell … Continue reading

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