Multiple sclerosis helplines

Advice and information if you need to know more about multiple sclerosis (MS)

NHS Choices – Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological condition in young adults in the UK, affecting around 100,000 people. This NHS sites offers comprehensive information on the condition as well as links to external sites.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Helpline: 0808 800 8000

mssociety.org.uk

The UK's largest charity for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis, offers information, advice and support. Our mission is to enable everyone affected by MS to live life to their full potential and secure the care and support they need, until we ultimately find a cure.

Multiple Sclerosis Trust

Free Phone Information Service 0800 032 3839

mstrust.org.uk

The MS Trust is a UK charity, providing information for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, education programmes for health professionals, funding for practical research and campaigning for specialist multiple sclerosis services.

MS-UK

Helpline: 0800 783 0518

ms-uk.org

At MS-UK we are dedicated to giving support and information to anyone affected by MS. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work. We recognise that each one is an individual who has needs, rights and choices. To support anyone affected by MS, we will provide: Information and advice where we listen to your needs. Care, compassion and empathy and a professional and transparent service.

Shift MS

shift.ms

Shift.ms is a community for young people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Users can share, support and interact with each other throughout the site. Register now to create a profile, plot yourself on the map and start adding your voice to the community.

Brain and Spine Foundation – MS Factsheet

Helpline: 0808 808 1000

Multiple sclerosis factsheet

The Brain and Spine Helpline is a service run by neuroscience nurses. The helpline covers all brain and spine conditions, from fairly common to the very rare, and can offer information and support on any medical or related social and emotional issues of concern.

MS Research and Relief Fund (MSRRF)

Tel: (01670) 505829

ms-researchandrelief.org

Our aim is to provide good quality information and a range of services to help people whose lives have been affected by MS to understand and cope with the condition. We provide a range of complimentary therapies provided by qualified practitioners, to people who can attend one of our MS groups in three centres in the North East of England. Alternatively, we may be able to provide funding for your local group to provide similar therapies at a venue closer to where you live. Another service offered by MSRRF is financial grants towards the cost of aids, equipment or services, which are awarded to individuals affected by MS and to groups in the UK supporting people affected by MS.