Posts Categorized: MS Society Local Branch

Donathon 2021

PLEASE NOTE money raised is for The MS Society not for the Centre DONKATHON 2021 Polly is driving her two donkeys Wizard and Muffin on a 200 mile journey from South Oxfordshire to North Wales pulling a donkey carriage and averaging 8 miles a day. in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Research The adventure starts on… Read more »

MS Helpline Volunteer advert 

Are you a good listener?  100,000 people live with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK. Every one of them shares the uncertainty of life with MS. People are most likely to find out they have MS in their thirties, forties and fifties; news that can be scary and heart breaking. MS can get steadily worse,… Read more »

The MS Society are calling for urgent social care funding.

Source MS Society: We’ve joined more than 100 charities and professional groups calling on the Government to urgently address the social care crisis in the UK. The Government’s investment in social care has fallen by a third over the past five years – that’s £1.6 billion. This has left more than one million people unable… Read more »

Fashionable Clothing for Wheelchair Users

Hannah Dunk, daughter of one of our BMSTC members, was inspired by her Mum to set up her own business making fashionable clothing for wheelchair users. “My mother Helen has always been a very glamorous lady. Being diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis 14 years ago my mum is now wheelchair bound. I have found it almost impossible… Read more »

Be in a study

 Source MS Society: You are vital in progressing understanding of the cause of MS, developing a cure and providing support and treatments for people living with MS. Involvement in research can range from completing a questionnaire to being in a clinical trial for a new treatment.  Read on.

NICE considers new disease modifying treatment for MS

Source MS Society: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended daclizumab, known as Zinbryta, be licensed to treat people with relapsing forms of MS.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is now deciding whether to make this treatment available on the NHS in England and Wales.  Read on.