Get involved in our Snowflake challenge this Christmas and make the new year brighter for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

18 December, 2020 | Posted in:

It’s halfway through December, and time is running out, running out, running out… But we’re not too worried, because with two more weeks to go until our deadline, we have already met our two month mission target – to raise 1,876 in money and miles for Sheffield Children’s Hospital.  Excitingly, we’ve raised £2650.00, and collectively […]

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Webinar: How to manage bladder problems and UTIs remotely

17 December, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the MS Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. CPD accreditation This webinar has been approved […]

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MS Academy Christmas Newsletter 2020

17 December, 2020 | Posted in:

By Prof Gavin Giovannoni, Academic Director ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse ……’ From ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’, by Clement Clarke Moore It is hard to apprehend that we are rapidly approaching the end of 2020, an extraordinary year that will […]

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Webinar: End of life care for people with MS

11 December, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the MS Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. CPD accreditation This webinar has been approved […]

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An interview with Riffat Tanveer: this year’s Raising the Bar poster runner-up

11 December, 2020 | Posted in:

Neurologist Riffat Tanveer won the runner up award at this year’s Raising the Bar meeting for his poster looking at neurology trainee’s views on taking on MS as a subspecialty. ‘Of all the neurology subspecialities, MS is a booming landscape and management is very specialised.’ Riffat credits his own pursuit of MS as a subspeciality […]

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White paper from Shift.MS outlines COVID’s ongoing impact on MS community

9 December, 2020 | Posted in:

MS online community Shift.MS have published a white paper detailing the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the MS community as reported by people living with MS themselves.  Sending out an online survey in September this year, Shift.MS received almost 1,500 responses and have used this to inform the white paper, as well as to develop a short awareness video, and […]

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An interview with Natasha Hoyle: this year’s Raising the Bar poster winner

8 December, 2020 | Posted in:

What started as an intermodule project for an MS MasterClass has proven an invaluable source of information about the local disease-modifying treatment service, and the winning poster for this year’s Raising the Bar conference highlights some of Natasha’s findings in her second year of auditing. Natasha talked to us about the scale of the work, […]

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