Category Archives: disability

Guest blog: MS Smart trial

In our latest guest blog Christian tell us about his experiences on the MS-SMART trial… It all began in 2015 when I saw the advert for the trial, I felt a little/lot hopeless with being secondary progressive and not taking any … Continue reading

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MS-UK named ‘Charity of the Month’ by Give as you Live

We are pleased to say we have been named ‘Charity of the Month’ by Give as you Live, the online shopping charity fundraising organisation! By shopping online using the Give as you Live portal all purchases at thousands of online … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month: Joshua

This month our fundraiser of the month is Joshua Joseph. Joshua ran the British 10k for us on 09 July and has been fundraising for the last month in support of MS-UK! Here is his story… My name is Joshua … Continue reading

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Attending the Patient Information Forum conference

Hello, Last month, I was one of the guest speakers at the Patient Information Forum conference talking about our experiences of Involving Users in Developing Health Information. Professor Theo Raynor, University of Leeds and Luto Research, set the context for the … Continue reading

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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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Can you help us update our Choices leaflets?

Hi everyone, We are refreshing our Choices leaflets for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and we need your real life experience to help us shape them! If you have a diagnosis of MS, it would be great if you … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Dealing with the Downtimes

In her new guest blog Chloe Metson talks of dealing with depression… People often ask how I cope with having MS, and truth be told, it’s rarely the MS that is the problem. Of course, living with relapsing remitting MS … Continue reading

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