Category Archives: MS community

A big thank you to Colchester Marks & Spencer!

Way back in August 2017 we published a blog all about Colchester Marks & Spencer announcing that MS-UK was their charity of the year, so we wanted to update you! Colchester Marks & Spencer ended the year with a great … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Feeling the cold

In her latest blog Jo explores the effect of the cold on multiple sclerosis (MS), a very topical subject with temperatures dropping and the ‘threat’ of a white Christmas… Sometimes I feel a bit like Goldilocks when it comes to … 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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Last chance to take our Choices survey…

Hi everyone, Tomorrow we’ll be closing our latest Choices leaflet survey! If you have a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) it would be great if you could take our quick survey. The questions are about adult social care, exercise and fatigue. Thank … 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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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – flu vaccination

Our fifth and final blog this week in our series of how to stave off colds this winter is all about the flu vaccination… It’s a controversial subject – should you or shouldn’t you have it? Flu vaccination is estimated … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 4

Number 4 in our list is relaxation… The more stress and rundown we are, the more likely we are to contract a cold, so take some time to relax. It’s up to you how you do this, you might want … Continue reading

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