Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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The MS Barometer

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The MS Barometer is a comparative MS survey of the national situation in up to 34 European countries. See how Ireland compares to other countries in a variety of areas including access to treatments, employment and empowerment of people with Multiple Sclerosis. Click on the image below to downlo...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 02 2017 11:45 AM

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HPRA Report

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MS Ireland’s response to release of report on cannabis for medicinal purposes On Friday, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) released a report recommending the prescribing of medicinal cannabis for patients with specific medical conditions, including spasticity associated with ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 13 2017 12:26 PM

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A Letter to Me

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This week Aoife Kirwan has gone back in time, to the day she was first diagnosed with MS; standing face to face with her newly diagnosed self, she shares with us what she would say to herself on that day. Recently I took a trip with some of my fellow bloggers to Lisbon. During a chat over coffee...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday February 02 2017 11:00 AM

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Health, Stress and MS

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This week Lucina Russell reflects on her recent good health and wonders if stress has affected her MS progression. I feel like a bit of a fraud writing for ‘MS & Me’ these days. Truth is, Dear Reader, that I have been in such good health, that I haven’t been spending much t...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday January 26 2017 11:00 AM

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'Future of Healthcare'

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Second Interim Report of Oireachtas Committee The Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare has just produced its second interim report, which includes a summary of the range of issues addressed by the 150 submissions received by the committee in response to their call for submissions. MS...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 24 2017 12:14 PM

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The World vs MS

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Voting now open for the winning idea MS Ireland partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vsMS, a new social-driven initiative that aimed to identify daily challenges of living with MS and develop solutions to them. Harriet Doig, MS Ireland’s Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, sa...

Published by MS Ireland/WorldvsMS on Wednesday January 18 2017 12:57 PM

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Launch of Kiss Goodbye to MS

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Irish actress Aoibhinn McGinnity, Sara-Jane Tracy and her brother James Tracy, Irish rugby player launch campaign MS Ireland is calling on supporters to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th 2017 and to help raise funds for MS research and essential services for more than 9,00...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2017 12:18 PM

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My MS Journey

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This week Declan Groeger shares his MS journey. Have you ever embarked on a journey only to find that the starting point was not where you thought it was or started a mystery trip where the route and length of the journey are unknown?  My MS journey officially started in 1988 but I believe...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday January 12 2017 11:25 AM

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Survey on Sativex

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MS Ireland is planning to make a submission to the HSE regarding Sativex. If you have been affected by the lack of availability of Sativex, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey, which will help us to develop a strong submission. This survey is completely confidential and you w...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 10 2017 03:28 PM

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