Category Archives: DMTs

Guest Blog: MS and single parenthood. An unexpected journey.

Our newest guest blogger, Jo, gives a very honest and touching account of  her life with multiple sclerosis (MS) and coping with a devastating loss… I was (provisionally) diagnosed with MS five days before my wedding. I’d been having symptoms … 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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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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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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Would you like to chat online to a member of our Helpline team?

We have been using an online live chat system for some time now and it has shown to be popular. Certainly for those who may not feel in a position to pick up the telephone for whatever reason, and for … Continue reading

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Getting to know you…

Hi everyone, Last year we launched our ‘Getting to know you‘ survey, asking questions all about yourself – from how old you are to what MS-UK services you may have used in the past. Everything is completely anonymous, and we don’t ask … Continue reading

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