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MSNZs position on Stem Cell Transplantation

November 9, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Treatments

Following TVNZs Sunday programme last night on people with multiple sclerosis seeking stem cell transplantation overseas for their MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) confirms its support for the use of this treatment within a clinical trial […]

Dorothy Newman Scholarship keeping people in employment

October 9, 2017 | Education, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships, Support

Many people with MS experience difficulties managing work with their MS particularly at times of relapse or as their condition progresses. While for many simple changes in the work place might be all that is needed to assist someone to continue with […]

Drastic under-resourcing of DHB neurology services means NZ is falling well short of internationally-approved standards of care for people with multiple sclerosis

August 22, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS

Media release 6 July 2017   The Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) is extremely concerned about the negative impact of the current shortage of neurologists and multiple sclerosis (MS) nurses in DHBs around New Zealand. “The shortage of […]

Actively Advocating

August 22, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS

  In 2016 MSNZ conducted the Multiple Sclerosis Care Survey which highlighted several issues affecting access to services received by people with MS across the county, particularly an inequity in access. MSNZ reviewed the feedback alongside listening to our member […]