Tag Archives: Josephs Court

Colchester M&S choose MS-UK as charity of the year!

MS-UK were over the moon to receive a phone call back in March from Marks & Spencer Colchester saying that we had been selected as their charity of the year for 2017/18. Each year the store raises approximately £4,000 for … Continue reading

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Attending the Patient Information Forum conference

Hello, Last month, I was one of the guest speakers at the Patient Information Forum conference talking about our experiences of Involving Users in Developing Health Information. Professor Theo Raynor, University of Leeds and Luto Research, set the context for the … Continue reading

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Exercising with foot drop

Meet the expert Alan Pearson is a Wellness Coach for MS-UK’s wellness centre, Josephs Court. Having spent over 15 years in the health and fitness industry, he has spent the last five years coaching, educating and helping people affected by … Continue reading

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Remap Essex visit Josephs Court

Hi everyone, Last week at Josephs Court we were lucky to have a visit from our local branch of Remap. Remap is a charity which produces aids and equipment for people with disabilities where there are no suitable alternatives. The … Continue reading

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Look East story sparks interest

Hi everyone, I was really interested to be told about the late news on Look East last night – there was a story about multiple sclerosis. You can still view this on the BBC on their website until 6.45pm tonight. … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month – Lauren Duckling

Hello! My name is Lauren Duckling and I did a sky dive for MS-UK. I decided to fundraise for MS-UK, firstly, because I work for the charity and I see the clients in Josephs Court who have been affected. Not … 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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