Tag Archives: Helpline

Guest blog: Dealing with the Downtimes

In her new guest blog Chloe Metson talks of dealing with depression… People often ask how I cope with having MS, and truth be told, it’s rarely the MS that is the problem. Of course, living with relapsing remitting MS … Continue reading

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Take part in our quick survey

Hello, There is still time to take part in our latest survey…we would like to know your thoughts about our Helpline opening hours. We are reviewing whether there is demand for us to extend our hours to provide a service through … Continue reading

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9 ways to get the best out of your neurology appointment

Clinical Nurse Specialists in MS, Julie Webster and Helen Willis give their top tips… Make notes before you come to your appointment with what you want to discuss. Bring specific questions and/or a diary of symptoms with surrounding circumstances Bring … Continue reading

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National support and information about multiple sclerosis

Hi everyone, As it is MS Awareness Week, I just wanted to let you know about our national services that we offer here at MS-UK to supporting anyone affected by multiple sclerosis. In my role at MS-UK I work on … Continue reading

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Bank holiday closing times

Hi everyone, MS-UK will be closed over this long weekend for bank holidays, so just to remind you of the times: Thursday 13 April – open until 5pm Friday 14 April – closed Monday 17 April – closed Tuesday 18 … Continue reading

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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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Phil and Rachel’s story…

Phil Hawkridge from Brightlingsea, Essex, was diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis in 1992. In this blog, his wife Rachel talks about getting support from the MS-UK Helpline with PIP forms… ‘My husband attends Josephs Court, so we knew that … Continue reading

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