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Report: Living with MS Conference, Cork

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On World MS Day 28th May 2014 MS Ireland hosted a one day conference, Living with MS, In Cork. Dr. Brian Sweeney, Consultant Neurologist Cork Universtiy Hospital, was the opening speaker. He bemoaned the fact that even if 12 more neurologists were appointed by the HSE the ratio would only be 1:1...

Published by Declan Groeger on Saturday June 14 2014 02:00 PM

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Access to a Public Loo!

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I took some time to think about my approach to my blog post. “Access” encompasses so many issues it was a little bit daunting to pick one.  I wanted to make sure I picked a topic that I fully relate to. One obvious topic is access to treatments or specialists or hospitals... som...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday June 12 2014 11:00 AM

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Access to Information

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Bite Sized Pieces It was hard to know where to begin with this months topic of 'access', as I don't have any physical access issues. There are, however, other things that get in my way. You could call it restricted access (to my life). I'm thinking particularly of the times when fatigue, nausea ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday June 05 2014 11:00 AM

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Accessibility around the World!

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Does accessibility mean the same thing to you as it does to me? Accessibility, or lack thereof, is really a hobby horse of mine and it really gets my juices flowing, makes my blood boil! Accessibility is not just about ‘getting there’. It should be about what you can do when you get ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Friday May 30 2014 11:00 AM

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Access to Treatments

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When I was first diagnosed with MS, I was given information on a number of drugs. At the time I felt that being diagnosed in my early twenties would have to work to my advantage as I would get on treatment faster and have it working in my system for a long time. As my MS was extremely active in t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Wednesday May 28 2014 10:00 AM

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Access: 'Plan My Journey'

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I’m sure Boris Johnson didn’t have me in mind when he was making London more accessible. More like the 20 million spectator journeys he had to facilitate during the 2012 Olympic Games! Anyhow, I was very happy to reap the benefits of his logistical nightmare when I was planning a trip...

Published by Joan Jordan on Monday May 26 2014 02:21 PM

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