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.

 

Please nominate us!

26 May 2017

Please nominate us! TSB are looking for a new local charity and they want your nominations!

iStep-MS Trial

18 May 2017

I would like to invite you to take part in a research project being carried out at the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre: the iStep-MS trial. This project is being carried out to find out how physiotherapists can best help people with MS to increase the amount of physical activity they do in a safe and enjoyable way.

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.

Statins could soon treat multiple sclerosis as 'momentous' trial begins

9 May 2017

Source The Telegraph:

Statins could soon be prescribed to treat multiple sclerosis after a groundbreaking trial began to see if the cheap cholesterol busting drug could delay symptoms.

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.

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.

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