Category Archives: health

Guest blog: Overcoming MS, a personal journey

In this guest blog, Jamie Macpherson gives a personal account of how the ‘Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis’ program has helped with his multiple sclerosis (MS) and his life… My story is an interesting one as both I and my Mother have … Continue reading

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MS-UK Counselling is here…

We are delighted to announce that our new service, MS-UK Counselling, has now launched, and we wanted to share our short video with you…   Our telephone counselling service is focussed on helping you understand yourself in light of your … Continue reading

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Guest blog: ‘How’d I get that?’

In this guest blog Doug Ankerman asks readers ‘How’d I get that?’ Doug, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1997, is the author of the blog http://www.myoddsock.com… Let’s play the MSer’s favorite game of cuts, scrapes and bruises. … Continue reading

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Rushmere Golf Club scores a hole in one for MS-UK

Hi everyone, My name is Darren, and I’ve recently joined MS-UK as the Community Fundraiser. As a golfer, I was thrilled to hear about my first task – visiting Richard at Rushmere Golf Club! During Richard Ford’s tenure as club … Continue reading

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Taking it all in at the MS Trust conference

Hi everyone, On Monday 13 November Nileema (our Counselling Coordinator) and myself went along to the MS Trust conference in Hinckley, Leicester! The MS Trust is a UK charity that produce multiple sclerosis (MS) information and support MS specialist health … Continue reading

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Swinging 60s cyclothon!

Hi everyone, On Saturday 28 October our clients at Josephs Court got together for our swinging 60s cyclothon – and it was a great day! Thank you to everyone that got involved…you managed to clock up over 300 kilometres! Check out … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Asking for help

In her latest guest blog Chloe deliberates over ‘over-doing it’ with multiple sclerosis (MS) and how she has learned she has to ask for help… Ah, the havoc kid’s parties can create. Not only is the house a tip afterwards, … Continue reading

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