Two reports from the multiple sclerosis get-together in Paris, held last week, caught my attention.
The session was a joint meeting of ECTRIMS and ACTRIMS, the European and Americas Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis.
Both items from Paris are […]
Pharmaceutical companies sell some MS disease modifying therapies (DMTs) at extortionate prices. Big pharma stands accused of setting prices to rip-off the public, and the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Who’d have thought it? I am shocked (well, no, not really).
Multiple sclerosis campaigners, led by the MS Society, are celebrating a significant victory.
They opposed plans to delay access to disease modifying therapies (DMTs) for people newly diagnosed with MS in Northern Ireland. This is a UK area where certain […]
People unable to work who try to claim universal credit can receive conflicting advice from different UK government officials. Some say the new benefit includes employment and support allowance (ESA), claimed by many with MS, other diseases and disabilities. However, […]Read More
It’s true. People with variable diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, have known this for some time. It has now been proved. The government does NOT understand variable conditions.
The UK’s Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWP) decision to deny the payment […]
Words fail me, well, almost. How ridiculous is this?
The winner of a competition, for which the prize was a holiday, is unable to claim what is rightfully his because of a blunder by the holiday company and the magazine that […]
Cruise lovers have widely differing opinions about the use of mobility scooters on board ships. And that affects everyone with mobility difficulties, whether caused by a disease such as multiple sclerosis, injury, or even aging.
Their views are included as comments […]
Just the other day, I was thinking back to the mid-1980s. That was the time that I underwent a lumbar puncture, also called a spinal tap, at a leading London hospital. At the time, I had some symptoms linked to […]Read More
Postal delivery services make mistakes. They all do, from time to time. To err is human and those services are run by …. wait for it …. humans.
Those services can deliver mail after a delay and sometimes, but extremely rarely, […]
Campaigners for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis are this week celebrating a small victory. Legalisation could help people with multiple sclerosis and other diseases but, realistically, there’s little chance it will become law
Paul Flynn MP.
Paul Flynn, Labour MP for Newport […]