Category Archives: MS News

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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5 ways to stave off colds this winter

As the cold nights draw in and the scarves and hats come out of the cupboard, we’ll be looking at ways to stave off colds this winter. Over the next few days we’ll be looking at a different thing you … Continue reading

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MS in the news

Not everyone has time to visit the news section on the MS-UK website every day (its ok, we forgive you), so here’s a summary of some of the latest developments in MS.  I’ve got a gut feeling Recently there has … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Turn on the dial for this one!

In this guest blog, Patricia Gachagan tells us all about the new radio network for the global MS community! Following the publication of my debut book, Born Together, I found myself in the right place at the right time and I … 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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Research shout out

Augusta University are asking people affected by multiple sclerosis to complete a survey about emotional well-being. You can complete the survey online. Please note that this is an external survey.

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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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