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Before MS I...

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Aoife Kirwan looks at life before her MS diagnosis. Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like tic...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 17 2017 10:45 AM

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The Neurology Waiting Room

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Willeke Van Eeckhoutte discusses people waiting, wondering, dreading, hoping from the Neurology waiting room. It is not fair. Nobody deserves to be here. Nobody is ever prepared to hear what the stranger in front of them has to say. A neurologist lo...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday August 10 2017 10:45 AM

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MS, Smartphones and Apps

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Helen Farrell looks at her smartphone use... I have a confession to make; quite often my smartphone gets more of my attention than my husband does, and it is a mutual situation with both of us tapping away in the evening as we read what has happen...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday August 03 2017 10:30 AM

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MS Guilt

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Declan Groeger discusses MS guilt. Greetings fellow travellers on the long, winding, pot hole strewn road that is Multiple Sclerosis! Have you ever sat at home doing absolutely nothing while your significant other was busy doing housework or...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday July 27 2017 10:45 AM

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Update: IPHA Framework Agreement

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Continual delays in reimbursement of new medications One year ago, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) made a Framework Agreement with the Irish government on the pricing and supply of medicines. The agreement had two purposes (1) to save money and (2) to have timely acce...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday July 20 2017 12:14 PM

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How A Little Word Can Make All the Difference

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Lucina Russell discusses how words people use to speak about people with MS has an impact on our identity. There’s also mention of dating and road frontage! I’ve always hated labels. As a child, it was the itchy, scratchy ones on ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 20 2017 11:00 AM

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National Conference 2017

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Book your place now MS Ireland will host the annual MS National Conference on Saturday, 23rd September in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo. The theme of this year’s conference is 'Quality of Life' Highlights of the day include: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Be...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday July 19 2017 09:45 AM

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MS Ireland Values

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Identifying the values that will guide MS Ireland in turning our mission and vision into a reality MS Ireland Mission 'To enable and empower people affected by Multiple Sclerosis to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential' MS Ireland Values An organisation's stated values des...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 10 2017 09:56 AM

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MS and Holidays

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This week Niamh McCarron shares with us her pre-holiday preparation plan. Whether it is a room with a fridge, a great day trip or making it through security with medication intact, she has the tips on how to get your great escape in a calm, prepared way. Seven tips for holiday heaven. Since disc...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday July 06 2017 11:00 AM

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The Dean Medal Travel Bursary 2017

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Applications now open A travel bursary to encourage the understanding of MS among young researchers, in memory of Geoffrey Dean, MD (1918 – 2009)  Geoffrey Dean was an internationally regarded epidemiologist who in several seminal studies established the importance of environmental i...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday June 30 2017 09:41 AM

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