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.

 

Christmas Fair Success

22 November 2018

There are a few more pennies to come in but we are thrilled to announce that the Christmas Fair raised a brilliant £1,244.34! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard and our Link Group for organizing another great fair.

Justin Levene’s Luton airport protest is a watershed for disabled people

22 November 2018

Source The Guardian: If all disabled people posted videos of being stuck on planes and trains, airlines and rail companies would have to change.

Watching Justin Levene drag himself across the floor at Luton airport – his wheelchair had been lost in transit – might be a watershed for disabled people and our quest for better treatment in the aviation and travel industry.

For too long travel providers have had an eyes-wide-shut attitude in their duty of care to wheelchairs users...

Thank you to the Co-Op Tilehurst

2 November 2018

Sadly our funding round with the Thilehurst Co-op to support our footcare service has now ended (come back mid-November to see how much we have been awarded).

NICE pauses final decision on ocrelizumab for primary progressive MS

2 November 2018

Source MS Trust: NICE has announced that it is pausing the publication of final guidance for ocrelizumab for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

The Winter Ball is now sold out but you can still buy your lucky Winter Draw tickets!

2 November 2018

The Winter Ball is now sold out but you can still buy your (lucky) tickets for our Winter Draw with the first prize of £1,000 John Lewis Vouchers in time for Christmas Good Luck!

Go Transylvania - we made it!

2 November 2018

Woo - hoo! What an achievement! Our team of 110 cyclists, traveled a collective 1,219.12 miles which was enough to get to Transylvania, scream at what we saw and reach the airport to get out of there in time for Halloween.

Would you like to join our friendly Volunteer Receptionist Team?

1 November 2018

As you walk into the Centre you will meet one of our friendly, volunteer receptionists. They do so many things including booking appointments, greeting visitors and answering the phone, our receptionists play a vital role central to all we do.

We are currently looking for a ‘relief’ receptionist to cover Thursday afternoons from 1- 4 pm. If you are interested in finding out more, please email Pippa or...

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