Category Archives: Research

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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Guest blog: The Tissue Bank…

A client who regularly contacts the MS-UK Helpline has recently completed the process for registering with the MS Society Tissue Bank to donate her brain and spinal cord for research purposes after her death. The Tissue Bank is based at … Continue reading

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MS Life 2016 – 17 & 18 September

Would you like the opportunity to meet the MS-UK Helpline team face to face? Have you ever wanted to find out about all the latest MS research direct from those involved? Would you like to meet the scientists and professors … Continue reading

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Find out about taking part in the exergaming project by the University of Essex…

Hello, I’m delighted to let you know that MS-UK has been approached by the University of Essex to host a trial in the use of an Xbox game specifically designed to support people living with MS! The trial will take … Continue reading

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Guest Blog : Good Days, Bad Days: Chronic Illness at University

Today’s blog is another in our Guest Blog series, this one from Louise Toller. A Masters student at the University of Exeter and currently carrying out research for her dissertation on the experiences of students with chronic illnesses, Louise is keen … Continue reading

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Eamonn’s story – the 555 Neurology Project

On Wednesday 08 June, Healthwatch Essex and MS-UK hosted the launch event for the 555 Neurology Project report. Eamonn, a focus group attendee who lives with motor neurone disease, wanted to share his story but was on holiday when the event … Continue reading

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Your voice counts…

Hi everyone, We are refreshing our Choices leaflets for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and we need your real life experience to help us shape them! If you have been diagnosed with MS, then you can help us by taking a … Continue reading

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