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Free HSE Counselling Service Launched

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Counselling in primary care (CIPC) launched for medical card holders A free counselling service has been set up by the HSE for patients with medical cards who are over 18 years of age. CIPC is a short term service that provides up to eight counselling sessions with a professional qualified and a...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday August 07 2013 08:58 AM

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Assistive Technology Portal Launched.

A free online resource for people with disabilities  The European Union launched a free online resource to help people with disabilities and the elderly find relevant assistive technology (AT). This service seeks to simplify finding assistive technology devices and services according to ind...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday August 01 2013 08:51 AM

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Medicinal Cannabis: Government Announces Update

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Minister says legislation is at an ‘advanced stage’ It has taken a long time but yesterday Minister for State, Alex White suggested there would soon be a change in legislation to allow cannabis-based medicinal products in Ireland. The Minister launched the ‘Drug Use in Ireland ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday July 04 2013 09:26 AM

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Green Light for New Drug

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The annual infusion therapy Lemtrada moves closer to approval. Lemtrada (alemtuzumuab) has received a positive indication from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), an assessment body of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The positive indication means that it has been reco...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 01 2013 09:04 AM

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Vodafone Foundation Ireland World of Difference Winner

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Emma Rogan speaks about the Importance of Living Differently My name is Emma Rogan. In September 2012 I entered the Vodafone Foundation Ireland World of Difference competition. This is a programme that gives people the opportunity to work for the charity of their choice for one year.  The V...

Published by Emma Rogan, MS Ireland on Wednesday June 26 2013 10:25 AM

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Mobility and MS: International Conference Success

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The UL hosted event focused on a range of mobility issues and novel interventions Mobility problems are a significant issue for people living with MS and the use of exercise and physical activity interventions to improve them was the topic for the conference held at UL on the 7th and 8th of June...

Published by Dr Susan Coote on Tuesday June 25 2013 08:38 AM

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