Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

A young man reads his poem about MS

A really touching and brave poem that will ring true for anyone who knows about MS.


Neurology care 'is lacking' for UK patients

7 June 2011 Last updated at 01:56

Neurology care ‘is lacking’ for UK patients  By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News

Expert services are needed locally, says the report
Services for neurological conditions are poorly organised and do not meet patients’ needs, says a report.

The Royal College of Physicians and the Association of British Neurologists say many patients with conditions like epilepsy or Parkinson’s disease are unable to access specialist care.

Ministers to strengthen safeguards for adults in care

I hope they do follow this through and make some big changes quickly not slowly.

Ministers to strengthen safeguards for adults in care

Patient with bag over head is addressed by two workers
Panorama captured footage of vulnerable patients being repeatedly pinned down, slapped and dragged

Vulnerable adults in care in England are to be given more protection from abuse, the government has said.

The pledge comes after a BBC Panorama investigation showed staff at a privately run hospital mistreating adults with learning disabilities.