Tag Archives: Carers

Carers Week: ‘You know you’re not the first person to go through this, but it can feel that way’

As part of Carers Week Mark gives his account of caring for his wife, Portia with multiple sclerosis… Portia and I met at university, where we were studying architecture and landscape architecture. We were married in 1998 – around the … Continue reading

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Carer strain in Multiple Sclerosis: development of a new intervention

In this guest blog Kristy-Jane Martin gives details of a new study looking into the effects of caring for someone with MS. Research and clinical experience has shown that some carers of people with MS experience low mood and stress. Together, … Continue reading

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Creative fundraising for the Virgin Money London Marathon

Chris Bradshaw’s Mother in law has come up with a very creative way to fundraise for his Virgin Money London Marathon run for MS-UK – quilting! Find out more in the interview with both Chris and Rosemarie…   So Chris, … Continue reading

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Carers Week 2016 is here!

This week marks 2016’s Carers Week. There are over 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK, and roughly three quarters of all people with multiple sclerosis will rely on care and support from family and friends at some point. So … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger – Odd Pigeon

In the second of our Guest Blogs, Olivia, author of the Odd Pigeon Blog writes about caring for her Mother with MS.   Hello, my name is Olivia and I am 14. At just eight years old, I became a young … Continue reading

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