Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

New Drug Pricing Deal

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On 20th July, the Government announced details of a new agreement with the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) on the supply of medicines that will reduce the costs paid by the HSE. It is estimated that the new agreement will save €600 million in total over four years. Ministe...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday July 29 2016 04:30 PM

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The World vs.MS

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Turning challenges into change So the challenges are in… and it really is The World vs.MS. The socially-driven initiative, which we are so excited to be a part of, aims to drive meaningful change in the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and those who support them. And af...

Published by MS Ireland/Sanofi Genzyme on Monday June 20 2016 08:35 AM

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Disclosing My MS

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This week Aoife shares her decision to disclose her MS journey to family, friends and the wider community. In times like these, sharing seems to be the 'in' thing. With the popularity of social media it is hard to escape sharing (and often over sharing). Sometimes it's a picture of someone's per...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday June 16 2016 11:00 AM

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Launch of Employment Resources

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Set of practical employment resources for people with MS in Ireland and their employers  On 2nd June, MS Ireland, supported by Novartis, launched a set of practical employment resources to support people with MS and their employers. Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, Minister of Jobs, Enterpr...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday June 02 2016 07:00 PM

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MS Doesn’t Stop Me

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To say that 'MS doesn't stop me', I'm lying, or at the very least, exaggerating. To be more accurate, I can say, unequivocally, that I do my very, very best to not let it get in the way. Lucina When the 'MS & Me' blogging team were picking topics to write about earlier this year, I was very ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday May 26 2016 11:04 AM

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St Vincent's University Hospital

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Opportunities in Specialist Neurology Nursing Closed for applications on Sunday, 15th May St. Vincent’s University Hospital (a member of the St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group, incorporating St. Vincent’s University Hospital, St. Vincent’s Private Hospital and St. Michael&rs...

Published by St. Vincent’s University Hospital on Monday April 25 2016 09:55 AM

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Curiosity and Innovation: The Value of Research

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This week Emma Rogan takes a look at research, how things have changed in the Multiple Sclerosis Community, what the successes have been and what areas remain relatively unexamined.    Axons, oligodendrocytes, myelin, neurons, DMTs, cognitive reserve, brain atrophy, Quality of Life, ne...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday March 31 2016 09:30 AM

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MS and Irish History

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This week Declan Groeger juxtaposes two very different topics, MS and Irish history, to give a unique perspective. It is who walks alongside us that can transform loss to victory.  People with Multiple Sclerosis are in a class all of our own. We live with something inside us, in our cells t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Wednesday March 16 2016 11:00 AM

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The Choice to Not Take an MS Drug

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In the second of our year-long series of debate blogs, Trevis talks about NOT taking an MS disease modifying therapy'. Firstly, let me state unequivocally that I believe that multiple sclerosis disease modifying therapies (DMT) work. They work for different people to differing levels of success ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday March 10 2016 11:15 AM

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World MS Day 2016

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Save the Date!  MS Ireland will join with other societies around the world to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) and mobilise the public around issues affecting people with MS and their families. The theme will be ‘Independence’. This includes employment, but ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday March 09 2016 12:26 PM

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