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.


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...

The Winter Ball promises to be a great night and tickets are selling fast.

19 October 2018

Come and have a great night with us at our Winter Ball. On Saturday 10th November, together with eight other local disability charities, we present a night of glamour and fun.

Christmas Fair Saturday 17th November

19 October 2018

A date for your diary - Saturday 17th November for our annual Christmas Fair.

Benefit errors trigger £5,000 refunds

19 October 2018

Source BBC: Assessors wrongly calculated the income of thousands of people during the process that resulted in people moving from incapacity benefit and severe disability allowance onto ESA.

Physical Activity Decreases Vascular Comorbidities in Multiple Sclerosis

19 October 2018

Source Neurology Advisor: Increased levels of physical activity may lead to decreased vascular risk profiles in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a literature review published in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.

Researchers in this review searched for published articles in 5 major databases for studies involving physical activity, sedentary lifestyles, or exercise training and the impact these factors have on vascular comorbidities in patients with multiple...