Louise Mckinlay


Continence NZ helpline and resources

March 31, 2021 | Life with MS, Support

Whether you are caring for someone with incontinence, or have questions about your own symptoms, Continence NZ can help. The Continence NZ helpline is available Monday to Friday on 0800 650 659. Their expert, Janet Thackray, answers your calls from 9am to […]

Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinsons launch ‘Telehealth’

March 30, 2021 | Support

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is a virtual consultation and assessment with the physio or nurse using a video link.  We use Cliniko, which is a secure, confidential, and easy to use video link designed specifically for use in healthcare. Telehealth […]

COVID-19 vaccination guidance for people with Multiple Sclerosis

February 22, 2021 | Covid-19

Never in our history has there ever been such a mass vaccination program as the COVID-19 vaccination program. There is a mountain of information about vaccines out there and it is often confusing and complicated. Here we try to break […]

Making disability rights real in a pandemic

February 1, 2021 | Advocacy, Covid-19

The COVID-19 emergency and the new Alert Level system required people to change their everyday lives suddenly to prevent the spread of COVID-19. New Zealanders had to physically distance; confine themselves to their homes, sometimes for weeks on end; and […]

2020 Mastering Mountains grant recipient

February 1, 2021 | Funding, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships

MSNZ and Mastering Mountains are delighted to announce the latest recipient of the Mastering Mountains grant as Katy Glenie. Katy was diagnosed in October 2019, but has had MS symptoms and two other attacks over the last 15 years. She […]