We provide hospital and community services for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).
MS is a lifelong condition that affects the brain and spinal cord. It causes many different symptoms, including problems with movement and vision. It’s the most common neurological cause of disability in younger adults and affects around 85,000 people in the UK.
People usually experience the first symptoms of MS between 20 and 50 years of age. It affects twice as many women as men.
We can help:
- with your diagnosis
- manage your symptoms
- monitor your treatments
Our team includes:
- specialist nurses
- a consultant
- information and advice to people with MS and their carers
- emotional support for relatives and carers
- assessments and follow-up treatment
- a telephone service for clinical advice
- prompt attention to any changes in your condition
- appointments in our community clinics
- information and education for health professionals and social services
- expert advice in complex cases
NHS website information about multiple sclerosis
The Multiple Sclerosis Trust provides information and support for people living with multiple sclerosis.
The Multiple Sclerosis Society provides news, information, research, and support for everyone affected by MS.
Research and clinical trials
Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.
Last updated: 26 August