Disabilities: Government warned forced activities ‘could make health worse’

Plans for people with disabilities to be forced to undertake 'mandatory activities', even though they have already been assessed as being unfit for work, is being opposed by disability groups such as the MS Society. It is good to see the society urging the UK government to scrap plans, included in the Green Paper Improving Lives, … Continue reading Disabilities: Government warned forced activities ‘could make health worse’

Have MS? Don’t give up, join a support group

Support groups have a very important part to play and none more so than MS Synergy that operates in North Wales, UK. Groups like MS Synergy enable people with multiple sclerosis to meet others in a similar position - while carers, family members and friends can get together with their counterparts as well as MS professionals and anyone with an interest … Continue reading Have MS? Don’t give up, join a support group

MS Synergy Independent Support Group looks to the future

My beloved Lisa and I were out and about last night We weren’t exactly painting the town red but were attending the monthly social get-together of MS Synergy – our local support group for people who have MS, their families, carers and friends. The group will be two years old next month, having split from … Continue reading MS Synergy Independent Support Group looks to the future