The healthy lifestyle workstream is raising the bar: past, present… Future

Dr Agne Straukiene, consultant neurologist and lead for the healthy lifestyle workstream, gave us a quick soundbite of what her team has accomplished so far, and where they are headed in the future. Past: They have surveyed healthcare professionals to understand the current focus on healthy lifestyle practices and advice in clinics.  There have been […]

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Announcing our programme – ‘Raising the Bar for MS: Past, present… Future.’

25 September, 2020 | Posted in:

The programme you’ve all been waiting for is finally here!  This year, Raising the Bar for MS is focussing on looking back at where we’ve been, taking stock of our present circumstances and what we have learned in the past 6 months, and collectively reimagining a future which best meets the changing needs of those […]

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Disease-modifying Lifestyle ‘virtual clinic’: what it is and how to use it

Offering a ‘healthy lifestyle’ clinic to people living with MS, and other long term conditions, can be a brilliant way to support people in making informed lifestyle changes that can have a positive impact on their condition. Dr Agne Straukiene, consultant neurologist and MS specialist, and Dr Colin Bannon, a retired GP and honorary doctor […]

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Real people doing real things to make a difference to those with MS – Raising the bar for MS: Past, present… Future.

11 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Healthcare professionals are often making little changes to services locally to try and improve outcomes for, or experiences of, the people with MS that they serve.   This has never been truer than during the past several months, as the coronavirus pandemic has monumentally shifted our healthcare system, our society, and the basic ways we have […]

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