Living with MS Teeside

  • Start day / time:09 Jul 2011 9:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Postcode:TS3 8PE
  • Price:Free
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This event is now fully booked.

Is it for me?

Living with MS is an information day for people with MS and their carers, family and friends.

The day is attended by a range of people from those who have are newly diagnosed to those who have been living with MS for some time.

The main session is 'MS Research' given by Dr T Wolf, Consultant Neurologist of James Cook University Hospital.

This event will also run workshops focusing on managing fatigue, keeping healthy, employment and a session for carers.

Why should I attend?

The event provides a chance to learn the facts about MS and how to manage your life with MS. It’s also an opportunity to share information and experiences with other people affected by MS.

Staff from the MS Society will be available on the day, as well as key healthcare professionals from the local area for any questions you might have.

The day includes lunch and refreshments. Booking is essential to guarantee your place.

 

09:00-10:00 Registration and Refreshments
10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction (Tony Kennan, former UK Chair, MS Society)

10:15-11:00 Research talk (Dr T Wolf, Consultant Neurologist, James Cook University Hospital

11:00-11:30 Refreshments

11:30-12:30 Information sessions Choose 1 session:

Managing Fatigue (TBC)

  • MS & Keeping Healthy (Karen Little OR Catherine Elliott MS Specialist Nurses, James Cook University Hospital and Rosie Warnett, Senior Physiotherapist, James Cook University Hospital)
  • MS and Employment Sarah Heathcote, Occupational Therapist, Middlesbrough Intermediate Care Centre and Member of Job Centre Plus - TBC)
  • Carers – Looking after yourself (Sue Allison, Strategic Lead: Carers, MS Society

12:30:13:45 Lunch
 

13:45-14:45 Repeated information sessions (choose from morning)
14:45-15:15 ‘Having choice and control of your health, social care and life’ Emma Whitworth, Personal Health Budgets, Project Manager
15:15-15:30 Chair’s closing remarks
15:30 Refreshments

Page last updated: 13 Sep 2011
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Contact

If you have any questions, contact the conference team on 020 8438 0941 or conferenceadmin@mssociety.org.uk.

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