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MS featured in story lines on both the large and small screen

Multiple sclerosis was introduced as a story line in top UK soap Coronation Street four months ago. That was when Johnny Connor (played by Richard Hawley) received a diagnosis of the disease. And that got me thinking about other portrayals […]

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Good and bad days on the MS merry-go-round of life

Pride becomes before a fall, or so the saying goes, and that certainly seems true for me.  I had been getting around a lot more easily, feeling pleased, using my new rollator but then …
Ok, all of us who live […]

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Benefits for disabled people are in chaos, government admits delays

Introductions of two flagship benefits that affect people with disabilities are both behind schedule. The government department responsible has confirmed that the nationwide roll out is going slower than anticipated.
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The UK government’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) […]

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