Latest News

The End of Cheques

May 18, 2021 | Education, Funding

Due to the costs of processing cheques and the decline in use, many New Zealand banks are going cheque free. Meaning that any cheques written could be declined by the banks and that depositing cheques over the counter into your […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic Experience in Multiple Sclerosis: The Good, the Bad and the Neutral

May 18, 2021 | Covid-19, Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has had at least some level of impact on everyone as restrictions have been enforced globally. Restrictions can potentially impact many aspects of life, including finances, social and family relationships, travel, access to healthcare and leisure activities, […]

Transport & Disability Workshops

May 7, 2021 | Advocacy, Event, Life with MS, Research, Support, Uncategorised

MRCagney, together with the Disabled Persons Assembly, is conducting research on behalf of Waka Kotahi, NZ Transport Agency, titled “Understanding the transport experiences of disabled people, determining what barriers exist for people wanting to use Total Mobility and exploring new opportunities”. […]

Disease-Modifying Therapies and Coronovirus Disease

May 6, 2021 | Covid-19, Research

This study was undertaken to assess the impact of immunosuppressive and immunomodulatory therapies on the severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) in people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS). Methods We retrospectively collected data of PwMS with suspected or confirmed COVID‐19. All […]

Sign the Petition – Make aHSCT available in NZ for MS

May 3, 2021 | Uncategorised

Overseas, Autologous Haemopoietic Stem cell Treatment (aHSCT) is having a profound effect on the lives of many people, particularly those with highly active Multiple Sclerosis. Some with more advanced MS are also seeing their progression halted. aHSCT is not intended […]