Posts Categorized: MS Society Local Branch

MS-UK webinar: Strength training – improving strength for your MS, Mon 22 Aug

Strength is one of the key components for being physically active and staying healthy. This online session will cover the importance of strength training in managing MS and associated problems such as balance, walking and falling Date: Monday 22 August Time: 2pm Dr Gretchen will will be looking at strength training and how to improve it through… Read more »

MS Society Bladder, Bowel and MS Webinar

In this information webinar you will meet Noreen Barker, MS Consultant Nurse from The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery. Noreen will: • explain the different kinds of bladder and bowel symptoms that can occur in MS • explore how these can be treated and managed • look at what you can do to help… Read more »

Updated NICE multiple sclerosis clinical guideline

NICE has recently published the updated Clinical Guideline Multiple sclerosis in adults: management It gives recommendations on how healthcare and other professionals should care for and support people with MS. The MS Trust have responded to this updated guideline. Some of the key points include: Extra detail has been added to recommendations throughout the guideline, for… Read more »

Coping with Christmas stress

Christmas is often pictured as a time of joy and happiness. But it also brings a lot of stress and is usually very busy. When you have MS, it can affect your daily life and symptoms. Helena, from the MS Trust Information and Engagement team, explores some ideas on how to reduce Christmas stress. If you… Read more »

MS Society – Approved but denied campaign

The MS Society has just launched a new campaign to make sure people with MS in England aren’t facing an unacceptable postcode lottery. Take action now to call on your local health service to provide Sativex for people with MS.  Getting the treatment you need shouldn’t be a game of chance. But too often, this is the… Read more »

MS athletes at the Paralympics

The Paralympics have arrived in Japan and there are a number of athletes in the GB camp with MS.  (WARNING: Spoilers ahead) Kadeena Cox has started her Paralympics brilliantly with two gold medals and smashing two world records already.  Find out more about our athletes on the MS Society website by clicking here.  C’mon TeamGB!