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No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS?

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS? A six year battle to allow multiple sclerosis patients continued access to vital funded drug treatments may soon be over, with news that Pharmac is finally […]


Announcement: PHARMAC consultation: proposal to widen access and transition the process for funded access to multiple sclerosis treatments

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Pharmac have released public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments and transition access from the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Assessment Committee (MSTAC) Panel to a standard Special Authority. Please follow this link to read the […]


Survey – Barriers to Employment for People with Multiple Sclerosis

June 17, 2020 | Advocacy, Grants, Life with MS, Support

Have you ever experienced barriers to employment as a direct result of your Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis? Or do you know someone who has? Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand is interested to know what barriers to employment people with MS across the […]


Carers…How are you?

May 15, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Support

The Carers Alliance wants to know how you, family carers, have been during Covid-19. Feedback received so far has shown that carers generally have come through the weeks of lockdown well, but it has been tiring. No respite, early reductions in […]


[Updated] COVID-19 – Advice for Patients

April 9, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Support, Treatments

NOTE: This post was updated on the 9/04/2020, to reflect the requirements of Alert Level 4 and emerging data. Key updates: Updated information based on very early emerging data Updated information about your upcoming appointments Latest travel advice Information for […]