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Advocacy Strategy 2018

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MS Ireland has published our Advocacy Strategy for 2018, which details the actions we will be taking this year to try and address each of our advocacy priority areas. You can download the strategy here Get in touch For comments and questions please contact Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy an...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 18 2018 02:35 PM

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Ocrelizumab Receives Licence in EU

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Roche’s ocrelizumab receives licence in the EU for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) Ocrelizumab is first and only approved disease-modifying medicine for people in EU with early PPMS Dublin, 12 January 2018: Roche announced toda...

Published by Roche on Monday January 15 2018 12:13 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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MS Registry in Ireland

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Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need for an MS registry in Ireland MS Ireland has produced a Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need to establish an MS Patient Registry in Ireland. The paper outlines: What patient registries are Why registries are important ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 23 2017 09:23 AM

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Live Stream

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We are live streaming talks from our 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Sligo this Saturday, September 23rd. You can join us on the day from anywhere around the world... We are delighted to welcome our guest speakers: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Belfast @ 10am Dr. Deirdre Cor...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 02:05 PM

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Survey: Disease Modifying Therapies

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Suvey Closed on Tuesday, 2nd October 2017 What is important to people with MS regarding treatment options MS Ireland is conducting a short, anonymous survey about disease modifying therapies (DMTs). This survey is open to anyone with a diagnosis of MS or Clinically Isolated Syndrome. You do not...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 12 2017 06:49 PM

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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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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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Survey is now closed 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 organisati...

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

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Membership

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Resigning as a Member of MS Ireland Dear Members, Following a recent ring around to members regarding accessing the financial statements on the website, some members said that they wished to be removed from Membership.   Should you wish to resign as a member of MS Ireland, please write to...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday June 29 2017 11:01 AM

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