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Shape how we work

All our activities and services are coproduced with volunteers and people affected by MS.

We involve people who deliver and benefit from our services in every level of our decision making – from our Board of Trustees, to advisory, consultation, decision and insight groups.

It’s the best way we know to make sure we understand and deliver what our community needs as effectively as we can.

From our campaigns to our fundraising appeals, our research programme to our organisational strategy, our MS community shapes everything we do. Because we know together we're strong enough to stop MS.

Shaping our research programme

Claire cares for someone with MS, and when she can, she helps shape research that will benefit our whole community.

Claire and research network volunteers like her make our research stronger for everyone with MS.

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Ways to shape how we work

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Join our research network

Our Research Network is a group of people affected by MS who help shape our research programme. We're always looking for more people who know MS to get involved, whether that's reviewing research applications at home or going to focus groups with MS scientists.
Sign up to join our research network
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Help shape our services and support

Could you use your experience of MS to help shape our work? We're looking for people who know MS to join advisory, consultation, decision and insight groups and help shape the way we work. There's ways to take part over the phone, face to face or by email.
Help shape our work
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Be on our national councils

Our National Council Members support us to deliver our strategy in each nation. You’ll represent the views of our members and people affected by MS from your area. And you’ll help make sure we’re delivering the services and support they need. 
Join one of our national councils
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Be a trustee

Our trustees are all volunteers with a connection to MS. Their insight and experience helps us make sure we're working to deliver the best value we can for our whole community. Our trustee applications have closed now, but we'll recruit again in 2020.
Register your interest in being a trustee
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Find support near you

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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