Dr Waqar Rashid is a consultant neurologist and honorary clinical senior lecturer at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is a member of the multiple sclerosis interest section at the Association of British Neurologists and the long-term neurological conditions lead for the South East Coast Strategic Clinical Network. He is a clinical advisor to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Dr Rashid is currently setting up a specialist multiple sclerosis service for patients in Surrey and Sussex. He is principal investigator in a number of multiple sclerosis clinical trials.