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Update: IPHA Framework Agreement

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Continual delays in reimbursement of new medications One year ago, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) made a Framework Agreement with the Irish government on the pricing and supply of medicines. The agreement had two purposes (1) to save money and (2) to have timely acce...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday July 20 2017 12:14 PM

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National Conference 2017

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Book your place now MS Ireland will host the annual MS National Conference on Saturday, 23rd September in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo. The theme of this year’s conference is 'Quality of Life' Highlights of the day include: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Be...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday July 19 2017 09:45 AM

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MS Ireland Values

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Identifying the values that will guide MS Ireland in turning our mission and vision into a reality MS Ireland Mission 'To enable and empower people affected by Multiple Sclerosis to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential' MS Ireland Values An organisation's stated values des...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 10 2017 09:56 AM

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Membership

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Resigning as a Member of MS Ireland Dear Members, Following a recent ring around to members regarding accessing the financial statements on the website, some members said that they wished to be removed from Membership.   Should you wish to resign as a member of MS Ireland, please write to...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday June 29 2017 11:01 AM

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Cladribine Update

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Cladribine Tablets receives positive CHMP opinion for treatment of relapsing forms of MS Efficacy and safety data support positive benefit/risk assessment from CHMP  Cladribine Tablets is the first and only investigational medicinal product to have shown a sustained 4 years of di...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday June 26 2017 10:45 AM

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Caroline's Story

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Hello, my name is Caroline Brennan and I was diagnosed with MS in May 2014. I experienced prolonged symptoms both before and after my diagnosis and got no relief from disease modifying drugs- just a selection of side-effects. As crazy as this may sound, I now count my diagnosis as one of the gre...

Published by Caroline Brennan on Wednesday June 21 2017 12:12 PM

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Launch of Quality of Life Report

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Quality of life for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) reported as being one third lower than the general population[i] To mark World MS Day on 31st May, 2017, MS Ireland and Novartis have released research on the quality of life of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Ireland. The res...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday May 31 2017 12:10 PM

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Daclizumab

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New treatment option available to help Irish Patients in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Daclizumab has a ‘double-action’ approach – offering a new once-monthly treatment option for people living with MS in Ireland. A new once-monthly treatment for relapsing multiple scl...

Published by Biogen on Monday April 03 2017 12:24 PM

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South Mayo Branch AGM

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The Annual General Meeting of the South Mayo Branch was held on Sunday, 26th March in the MS Regional Office, Mosaic Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Ava Battles CE of MS Ireland attended the meeting and acknowledged the many  programmes of activities supporting people with MS in the local ...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday April 02 2017 10:44 AM

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Ocrelizumab

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First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US. It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 03:09 PM

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