There are organisations out there who offer specialist support and information for people with multiple sclerosis and their carers. To save you the trouble of looking them up, we've listed some of the ones we think might be useful below.
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MS People UK is a community website and discussion forum by and for people with Multiple Sclerosis or for those who suspect they have Multiple Sclerosis but are not yet diagnosed, as well as for friends, families, supporters and those interested in this disabling condition.
MSRRF is a charity based in Morpeth, Northumberland which supports people affected by Multiple Sclerosis and their carers. This support comes in the form of Complementary Therapies and Exercise sessions to help ease the symptoms of MS and increase fitness and mobility.
It's not just in the North East that we support people affected by MS though - we offer grants for financial assistance throughout the United Kingdom, allowing us to support even more people.
whether you have MS, or care about someone who does, the MS Society is a community of people living with MS, researchers, fundraisers, campaigners and volunteers who work to make sure no one has to face MS alone.
a national charity formed in 1993. MS-UK is there for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, to empower them to live healthier and happier lives by improving the understanding of MS and providing support where it is needed most.
the MS Trust is for everyone affected by MS, from the moment of diagnosis and throughout their journey. They provide trusted information to help people with MS live the best life possible; train and educate MS health professionals to offer the best care; and fund MS nurses in the areas of greatest need.
Shift.ms is the social network for people with multiple sclerosis. Founded by MSers, for MSers, the charity supports many thousands of recently diagnosed people across the world as they make sense of MS. It’s independent and it’s free.
The Shane Project is an independent charity for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), their families and Carers. It was founded in April 2002 by Norma McFarlane when her two sons were diagnosed with MS. The charity is named after Shane, her eldest son who was diagnosed with Primary Progressive in 1993 but sadly passed away in December 2003.
UK MSSNA Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse Association
The UKMSSNA is the professional membership organisation for Clinical Nurse Specialists and Therapists in multiple sclerosis and for other health and social care professionals with an interest in the care of people with MS in the United Kingdom.