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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 […]


Actively Advocating: Essential Workers Leave Support

April 7, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS

MSNZ is aware that many people with MS are concerned about working in Essential Services and choosing between protecting their or their loved one’s health and earning a living. On 2 April it was announced a new subsidy will support […]


Actively Advocating: Widening the Access to MS Treatments

April 7, 2020 | Advocacy, Treatments

In February Pharmac published the minutes of the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee’s (PTAC) November 2019 meeting. The minutes reported the outcome of the meeting at which MSNZs submission to widen the Special Authority (SA) access criteria for disease modifying […]