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Try looking in the monthly archives. September 2016

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HSCT free on the NHS – “ask us your questions” irresistible offer

Here’s some great news. Anyone who would like first-hand information about any aspect of getting HSCT free of charge from the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), you don’t need to look any further.
James Coates.
Whether you want to know about the application […]

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Acute shortage of MS Specialist Nurses prompts funding drive

Most people living with MS in the UK live in areas where there aren’t enough MS nurses to provide vital care and support, according to a new report.  The report published last week by the MS Trust shows that 64% […]

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Free HSCT in the UK, here’s the NHS criteria

Since my story on Sunday about James Coates, who has Secondary Progressive MS, having HSCT free of charge on the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), I have been inundated with enquiries.
Most have been concerned about whether they can qualify for […]

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Wheelchair user’s dream: Motorized, foldable and lightweight

As regular readers will know, I am a bit of an advocate when it comes to accessibility and mobility issues and, from time to time, do address these subjects. Those subjects are of particular interest to me as I have […]

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James Received HSCT Free, as He Lives in the UK

Virtually all the talk about availability of HSCT1 as an MS treatment includes the need to travel long distances to other countries, but UK residents can receive the treatment in London, avoiding the journey overseas. What’s more, it is provided through the […]

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Half of people with MS have faced ‘unacceptable’ mistreatment, says MS Society’s latest study

Just how often have people living with MS been labelled as drunks or had it implied they are ‘putting on’ the symptoms?
The answer is almost half of us in that situation say they have received such treatment, according to the […]

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When you have MS, epilepsy and a heart condition, good news from a hospital is always welcome

Having been diagnosed as having multiple sclerosis in April 2002, I have seen more than my fair share of the insides of hospitals.
Add to MS the fact that I have had epilepsy since 1972 and you can see the pressure […]

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Athletes with MS taking on Paralympic Games in Rio

Following the recent Olympic Games, the 2016 Paralympics start today, also in Rio.
I respect and admire each and every one of the thousands of people with disabilities taking part and fighting for gold medals. To dedicate themselves with such passion […]

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Taming Heat Sensitivity at 100 Degrees

Many people voiced their concerns to me about anyone with MS moving to live in a sunny climate. That worry is understandable. With a disease that includes heat sensitivity, where even a hot shower can make you worse, how can any […]

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