Category Archives: MS community

MS Society calls for cannabis legalisation

This week, the MS Society has called for the legalisation of cannabis for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. In their report ‘Cannabis and MS. The role of cannabis in treating MS symptoms’, the MS Society explores the benefits of cannabinoids to … Continue reading

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Jack Osbourne: “How I told my family about my diagnosis”

Jack Osborne, the reality TV star and son of rock legend, Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon Osbourne, celebrated his five year anniversary since being diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in April this year. Since his diagnosis he … Continue reading

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Have you used the MS-UK Helpline this year? Take our survey to win!

Hi everyone, We have just launched a new survey all about the MS-UK Helpline, and we’d love to know your opinions if you have used the helpline at all in 2017. We would like to know why you chose the … Continue reading

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MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon!

Hi everyone, I am delighted to announce that MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon in 2018 and 2019….delighted?,  not half! When we received the wonderful news from the Colchester Half Marathon race organisers that MS-UK had been … Continue reading

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Well done British 10k runners!

Hi everyone, I just want to say a massive well done to everyone who took part in the British 10k on Sunday 09 July in aid of MS-UK…you guys make our work possible! It was a hot day (OK, it … 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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Afternoon tea for Volunteers’ Week

Hi everyone, Last Friday we hosted a small afternoon tea, to thank our local volunteers! This is part of the national Volunteers’ Week campaign. Guests included people who support our work at Josephs Court, fundraising volunteers as well as some … Continue reading

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