How I Coped With My MS Diagnosis

Posted by Seema Duggal, May 7 2019

Mother of three, Jane, has lived most of her life with Type 1 Diabetes. So while her MS diagnosis came as a sudden shock, she feels that life has already prepared her for living with a life-changing condition. Here Jane shares her advice to those newly diagnosed with MS.

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Topics: Catheterisation, MS, Multiple Sclerosis

TAI for Children - Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

Posted by Bev Collins, April 30 2019

This afternoon I had the huge privilege of meeting Emily aged 'four and a lot' (nearly five). Emily has cerebral palsy and was diagnosed aged two. What a delight! I feel so humbled but also honoured that I was involved in their lives today. This is why I love my job so much.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Transanal Irrigation, Children, TAI, Self-catheterisation

Four out of ten patients are never asked..

Posted by Seema Duggal, April 25 2019

Walking difficulties, vision problems and fatigue are well-known symptoms in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Bladder and bowel dysfunction are less known - or at least less discussed and addressed.

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Topics: Catheterisation, MS, Self-catheterisation

Inspired By Aspire

Posted by Sam Crow, April 16 2019

Every eight hours someone is paralysed by a Spinal Cord Injury. National charity Aspire, provides practical support to people who have been paralysed as a result of their injury, allowing them to lead fulfilled and independent lives. Vladimir’s story is just one of thousands of inspiring stories that come from Aspire’s work.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Spinal Cord Injury

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Collins, March 26 2019

Every week approximately 100 are diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) in the UK. An increasing number of those are young adults for who it can be a huge challenge.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, MS