Tag Archives: Wellness

5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 4

Number 4 in our list is relaxation… The more stress and rundown we are, the more likely we are to contract a cold, so take some time to relax. It’s up to you how you do this, you might want … Continue reading

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MS-UK get their wellies on!

Hello, My name is Sarah, and I’m the General Manager here at MS-UK. Every year, I organise four team training days for all of the staff here. The team are asked to give ideas of what they would like 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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Improving accessibility to the helpline

Our helpline not only attracts people from the UK, but we also chat with many people from overseas via our live webchat facility. This is great, as it allows those in different time zones to contact us if they need … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Niamh & Sarah ask Josephs Court clients what matters

In this guest blog, Niamh and Sarah talk about what they are doing at Josephs Court, our wellness centre based in Essex… Hi we are Niamh and Sarah, we are undertaking a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the … Continue reading

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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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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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