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Health care

MS is unpredictable, so it’s often hard for people with MS to get the best from health care services.

The NHS is the world’s largest publicly funded health service. Knowing how it works can make a big difference to the care you get.

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Appointments

To get the most out of any appointment with a health care professional, there are a few things you can do both in advance and on the day.
Find out about getting the best from appointments
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Who's who

When trying to fit the various pieces of the health care puzzle together, it can really help to understand who’s who and what to expect from the various services.
Find out who's who in health care
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Disability equipment

Equipment is available from a variety of sources, not just the NHS. Mobility equipment like wheelchairs and walking aids is supplied by hospital based wheelchair service and local wheelchair distribution centres.
Find out more about health care equipment

Making a complaint

If you're not happy with an NHS service and want to complain, there are organisations who can help.
Find out about making a complaint

Flu jabs

It's recommended that people with MS have a free seasonal flu jab every autumn.
Find out about getting the flu jab
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Find support near me

From support groups to information events, there's lots of ways to connect with people who understand what life's like with MS.

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