Tag Archives: Josephs Court

Guest blog: Alex’s skydive

In this guest blog Angela Pedge tells us of her son Alex’s skydive for MS-UK… I have a wonderful supportive family and friends who help me with my multiple sclerosis (MS) which I have had since 2008. I attend MS-UK … Continue reading

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Our Impact Report…

Hello, I am really pleased to say you can now read our Impact Report online at http://www.ms-uk.org/aboutus. This booklet is our way to thank you to MS-UK supporters and celebrate our success in a public way. Our mission is to … Continue reading

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We have big news!

Hi everyone, I am really pleased to announce that we have secured funding from the National Lottery for our Essex based service, Josephs Court. The funding will span the next five years and totals £499,300. This will go towards the … Continue reading

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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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