MS Rowathon - 19th April :: 20th April 2015
The 2015 MS Team Rowathon will be held at Beau Sejour on Sunday 19th April. Teams of 6 are invited.
2015 MS Rowathon :: 1st May 2015
2015 Rowathon raises over £5,000
Open garden event success :: 1st May 2015
An open garden event at Vauquidor Manor raised over £2,000
Leo Club Car Treasure Hunt :: 12th May 2015
Car treasure hunt Saturday 25th July 2015 
Car Treasure Hunt turns up gold for the Society :: 4th August 2015
Thanks to the work of the Leo Club of Guernsey, the Society's coffers received a welcome boost through the Car Treasure Hunt on Saturday 25th July.
MS Cake Off :: 7th August 2015
CAKE OFF teaser poster
Letter from new Branch Secretary :: 11th August 2015
Gill Ford has recently taken over as Branch Secretary and is keen to make contact with members. Please follow the "read more" link to read a copy of Gill's first official communication.
Important new information: Treatment of relapsing forms of MS :: 30th September 2015
The UK Multiple Sclerosis Society has today released important new information about managing relapsing forms of MS.Treat me right banner
Encouraging new therapy for primary progressive and relapsing forms of MS :: 9th October 2015

Roche have today released news of a new therapy, Ocrelizumab, which could be the first effective treatment to slow progression of the primary progressive form of the disease. This new therapy is also claimed to be at least as effective as the two leading treatments for relapsing remmiting MS, Tysabri and Lemtrada.


2016 Rowathon - :: 16th April 2016
2016 Rowathon
MS Quiz Night :: 17th April 2016
MS Quiz Night
Wear Orange Wednesday :: 17th April 2016
Wear Orange wednesday
2016 Branch Annual General Meeting :: 18th April 2016
Branch AGM
MS Flag Day Saturday 23rd April - Helpers Needed :: 19th April 2016

MS Flag DAY - Saturday 23rd April


Helpers are needed to cover all the colection points through the day. 

If you can spare an hour, plesae contact Peter Miller either by email  pmiller@cwgsy.net  or call the MS line 715557.



Flag Day
Marathon Darts Match :: 27th April 2016

12 HOUR DARTS MARATHON Noon - Midnight  on Wed 27th at the Plough

Entry is by donation £2 or £5 and get our first pint free - wear Orange for fun....to enrol please email Skip 

skippy4265@yahoo.com or call the pub on 720599
AGM Guest Speaker to explain new consensus on management of MS :: 9th May 2016
AGM Speaker
2016 AGM well attended :: 5th June 2016
The 2016 AGM drew a good turnout and the committee was pleased to have attracted an expert guest speaker, Katherine Roberts, from UK Head Office, to explain more about the new consensus on the treatment and mnagement of MS.
Introducing MoveSmart :: 23rd June 2016
MoveSmart

MoveSmart – Group Exercise Sessions for People with Multiple Sclerosis.

 

Exercise has been shown to be very beneficial as it reduces fatigue, improves mood, strengthens bones and muscles, increases control, and improves weight management. 

 

These free sessions, sponsored by the MS Society Guernsey are run every Tuesday at 9:30am and 10:30am.  

 

For further information please contact the MSG on 0148128564 or e-mail garethc@msg.gg.

 





Christmas 2016 :: 11th November 2016
Christmas Fayre poster
MS Society featured in January's Waitrose Community Matters scheme :: 1st January 2017

For the month of January the Guernsey MS Society have a 'community matters' box in Waitrose at Admiral Park.  Please support us by putting your green tokens in the MS box and by asking your family and friends to do the same.

Waitrose Community Matters


Great result from Waitrose Community Matters Scheme :: 9th February 2017
The Branch benefited by an amazing £663.00 from being included in the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme in January.

Many thanks to Waitrose and to all those customers who supported the Branch with their green tokens.

Waitrose Community Matters
WOW (wear Orange Wednesday) 26th April :: 24th March 2017
WOW
Gill Ford collects the Community Matters cheque :: 30th March 2017
Cheque from Waitrose
AGM 2017 :: 30th March 2017
The Guernsey Branch AGM will be held at Les Cotils on 17th May at 6pm. For further details and agenda, please select this link http://www.guernseyms.com/uploads/documents/AGM_2017_002.pdf 
2017_Rowathon :: 4th April 2017
2017_Rowathon
New research - possible treatment for secondary progressive MS :: 29th May 2017
The Society has published details of a phase 3 trial for Simvastatin, a possible treatment for secondary progressive MS.

Please follow this link to read the article
Newsletter :: 29th May 2017
Gill Ford, Secretary of the Guernsey branch has pubished the branch's latest newsletter. Please click on this link to download a pdf version.
What has the GDA ever done for us? :: 12th June 2017
The Guernsey Disability Alliance was founded almost a decade ago, but what has it achieved? At a recent presentation, members of the GDA used the Monty Pythons sketch "What have the Romans ever done for us?" as the inspiration to explain the remarkable progress made in bringing equality of opportunity to the island's 13,0000 people with disabilities.

GDA Achievements
Latest edition of Changing Times published :: 28th June 2017
Changing Times is a publication featuring policy updates, developments and progress reports. There are many features on disability, access, strategy & disability legislation updates. 

To see the latest edition, please follow this link.
GOV.GG logo

Northern Trust gives us a dressing down :: 28th June 2017

We'd like to express a great big thank you to the wonderful staff of Northern Trust for donating the proceeds from their recent dress down day to the Society. A magnificent £822.14 - Thank you so much!

Northern Trust logo


Cannabis and MS :: 2nd August 2017

Ms Society Uk added a new video: Cannabis and MS. See link below

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155541650913664&id=8126393663
Cannabis Leaf
Guernsey Mobility Scooters :: 7th August 2017


If you are looking for a new mobility sccoter, Guernsey Mobility Scooters offer a package which include home assesments, scooter trial and delivery to your home.

They can be contacted at INFO@GUERNSEYMOBILITY.GG  

 or visit their website  https://www.guernseymobility.gg 

Mobility Scooter



DoitForDil :: 16th August 2017
This month-long event (3rd to 30th September) commemorates the life of the wonderful, funny, and amazing Paul Diligent, - Dil, as many of us knew him.

The Idea is that, together, we move a million miles by non-motorised means (miles covered in electric wheelchairs and other mobility aids do count however). Please read on for further details or, to register, please follow this link.

The first million entries are free! #DoitForDil

Do it for Dill
Guernsey Disability Alliance AGM :: 6th October 2017
The Guernsey Disability Alliance's AGM was held on 3rd October at The Cotils. The states members delivered their presentations which was then followed by questions from both those present, and from others listening to the live streaming of the meeting. if you were unable to come to the meeting and missed the live streaming, please follow the link below, 

Click here to watch the video of the annual general meeting


Introduction Pack :: 6th October 2017

This letter is part of an introduction pack containing a range of information, mainly aimed at the newly diagnosed, or those affected by MS who are not aware of the support available to them on Guernsey.  The pack also has a selection of leaflets so if you would like a full pack please email me with your address and I will put one in the post to you. My email is on the contacts page under secretary


Introduction Pack

Save the date Christmas Fayre :: 8th October 2017
Save the date for the MS Christmas Fayre, 2nd December 2017. More information to come.

 
Living with MS event :: 12th October 2017

You are invited to a Living with MS event to be held in Southampton on Saturday 18th November.
      

Click here for more information




St Mary's Stadium Guide





We All Matter Eh Campaign :: 16th October 2017

  Click on here for the latest news from the Guernsey Disability Alliance.


Million Miles Challenge :: 19th October 2017

The month-long event in September to raise funds and awareness of MS has raised an amazing £7921.76 which could still rise! 

             Do it for Dill