Pip's Blog

Pip's Blog

Welcome to Pip's Blog, where our Centre Manager Pippa brings you up-to-date news from the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre and the MS community.

If you have any feedback or you would like to contact Pip email pippa@bmstc.org or call 0118 901 6000.

For older posts please visit http://pips-bmstc.blogspot.co.uk.

 

Multi-million pound trial to investigate if statins could become MS treatment

9 May 2017

Source MS Society

We’re proud to be co-funding the phase 3 trial to test if simvastatin could become a treatment for secondary progressive MS. This phase 3 trial will involve over 1000 people with secondary progressive MS.

Our May Fair is coming, put the 20th May in your diary!

9 May 2017

Our fair is coming to the Centre on Saturday 20th May and we are thrilled to announce it will be opened by the lovely Debbie McGee.

We're hiring! We are looking to recruit a Junior Physiotherapist

9 May 2017

We're hiring! We are currently recruiting for a new Junior Physiotherapist. The Job description and application form can be found on our website here.

New drug for neurodegenerative disease is being developed

26 April 2017

Source BBC:

Scientists hope they have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia.

We need your help!

26 April 2017

Can you spare a couple of hours on Friday 5th May to collect for us?

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

26 April 2017

Source The Telegraph:

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.

Well done to all our London Marathon Runners

26 April 2017

What an amazing day at the London Marathon! Well done to Miles, Tony, Harry, Amy and Marc who SMASHED it.

MS Trust names first sites in specialist nurse funding programme

26 April 2017

Source MS Trust:

To mark MS Awareness Week 2017, the MS Trust has confirmed that it is working to bring much needed new MS nurses to Leicester and Bradford, and has announced plans to fund and develop a further six new specialist nurse posts in the next year.

Chilli Brener, our reflexologist, is publishing a book for the the Queen's 91st Birthday.

26 April 2017

Chilli Brener, our reflexologist, is publishing a book for the the Queen's 91st Birthday, "What the Queen Said to Me" Congratulations Chilli!

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