Category Archives: welfare

World MS Day is coming!

Hi everyone, This month sees World MS Day (Wednesday 31 May), and here at MS-UK we will be celebrating throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook, to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis and hopefully share some top tips from you! Got … Continue reading

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Helpline opening hours survey

Hi everyone, We wanted to let you know about our latest survey…we would like to know your thoughts about our Helpline opening hours. Currently the MS-UK Helpline is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and is available via the … Continue reading

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Getting to know you…

Hi everyone, Last year we launched our ‘Getting to know you‘ survey, asking questions all about yourself – from how old you are to what MS-UK services you may have used in the past. Everything is completely anonymous, and we don’t ask … Continue reading

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Have your say about NICE guidance and standards

NICE are reviewing the way they involve lay people in developing their guidance and standards. In this context, lay people are people who are not health or social care professionals. NICE are carrying out a consultation on improving how patients and the public can help … Continue reading

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Headway Suffolk Neuro Conference highlights…

Hi everyone, My name is Diana, and I am new to MS-UK! I have recently joined as Head of Services, and this is my first blog, so I hope you enjoy it… This week I went to the Headway Suffolk … Continue reading

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Are you sitting (un)comfortably?

Do you have questions going round in your head and no answers? Are you worried about voicing these to others? Maybe because they don’t know about your multiple sclerosis, or you think they will think you are either stupid or … Continue reading

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Personal Independence Payment – some resources you may wish to know about….

Here at the MS-UK Helpline we’ve noticed that we have had a lot more calls lately from clients about Personal Independence Payment (PIP). This is not entirely unexpected as PIP has been in the news a lot lately. There has … Continue reading

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