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MS useful links and resources

Useful websites

They provide information and support, funding research and fighting for the rights of people with MS.

Contact the local team by email: york@mssociety.org.uk or telephone: 07851708778

They can offer support, information, help to access specialist services and help to get financial support. Coordinate local exercise groups and social events.

The MS Trust is a UK charity, providing information for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, education programs for health professionals, funding forpractical research and campaigning for specialist multiple sclerosis services.

The social network for people with multiple sclerosis.

NHS Choices is the UK’s biggest health website.  It provides a comprehensive health information service to help put patients in control of their healthcare.


Suggested Apps to monitor health and wellbeing

  • Cleo MS
  • Symtrac MS
  • MS Energise (support for fatigue management)

Exercise and self-management useful links

Predominantly mat based work.

Series of mainly seated exercises.

Variety of seated exercises / standing or mat based.

Includes seated based exercises.

Click each tab to explore 12 different exercise programmes (eg. balance, strength, seated exercise, core exercise)

This is an exercise scheme that includes classes, 1:1 sessions and swimming. Based at Energise (Acomb) or Yearsley swimming pool. There is a subsidised cost.  Your healthcare professional will refer you and Healthwise/ Better Health will contact you following your referral to arrange a time for a consultation.  This service is only available for patients with a Vale of York GP.

An interactive e-learning course including the practical and psychological aspects of fatigue and useful tips and strategies to manage it.

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Coronavirus - useful information

The latest health information about Coronavirus can be found at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.  Information about our local services can be found on this website here.

From Monday 15 June 2020, visitors and outpatients coming into our hospitals will be asked to wear a face covering at all times, to help us reduce the spread of Covid-19.  A face covering can be as simple as a scarf or bandana that ties behind the head.  It should cover your mouth and nose while allowing you to breathe comfortably.  For more information click here.

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