MS Society Scotland blog

MS Society Scotland's dedicated blog.

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5 things that help me live well with MS


Hi, my name is Ronnie and I was diagnosed with MS in 2015.

This year I signed up for one of the MS Society’s Living Well with MS courses, because I want to know how to best manage my MS, and to get a support network around me.

Here’s some things I’ve learnt help me live well with MS.

How we tested 3 venues for accessibility

Can you have an accessible day out in Edinburgh if you use a wheelchair? Karine and Sarah put access to the test at three different venues.

Check out their film, and a text description of the film and audio description of the film

What it’s like to be diagnosed with MS at 16 – part three

MS Award winner and student Zoe writes about life after an MS diagnosis in the third part of her blog series. 

5 inspirational fundraising stories from Scotland

Banner saying Let's stop MS together

Hello, this blog has been put together by Katie and Mark, area fundraisers for MS Society Scotland. We support people who want to raise money in their community to help stop MS.

We meet so many inspiring fundraisers – it’s the best part of our job. We’d love you to meet just five of them!

Walking the West Highland Way to help stop MS

Amazing MS Society Scotland fundraisers doing the West Highland Way

This spring MS Superstars Bernadette and Timmy walked the 96-mile West Highland Way to raise funds to help stop MS. Bernadette shares her day-by-day diary of their walk.

5 ways we got loud during MS Week


I support MS nurses

This year for MS Week we got loud for MS specialist nurses, and the fantastic work they do across Scotland to support people with MS. 

"Being an MS nurse is a truly specialist role"

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How my role as an MS nurse makes a difference

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I have been an MS specialist nurse for three years. Before me, there was no MS nurse service in this area of Scotland, so I've had the opportunity to create a service that best fits the needs of this remote and rural MS population.

Running the Edinburgh Marathon relay with the people I love

Edinburgh Marathon Festival MS Society runners

Last year I completed the Edinburgh Marathon relay with three of the most important people in my life: my now-wife, Claire; my dad; and one of my best friends, Lynsey. 

6 tips for fantastic fundraising

People wearing MS Society Scotland t shirts and waving balloons and flag

Here's six handy tips for fun and easy fundraising from the team at MS Society Scotland. 

If you're raising money for us - thank you! Together, we'll stop MS.

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