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Recording: Public Consultation Meeting on Proposed Changes to MS Treatments

December 11, 2020 | Uncategorised

On Friday 11th December Multiple Sclerosis NZ hosted a public webinar regarding Pharmac’s public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments. Specialist MS Neurologists Dr John Mottershead and Dr Debbie Mason joined MSNZ’s National Manager […]


Seven tips to get you through lockdown with MS

March 27, 2020 | Life with MS, Support, Uncategorised

It’s day two of the lockdown, and most people are still trying to figure out what the next four weeks will look like. Plus, we are experiencing a whole range of emotions. Many of us are likely experiencing anxiety, for […]


We’re still here and we’re here for you!

March 24, 2020 | Support, Uncategorised

Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) recognises that this will be a very unsettling time for people with Multiple Sclerosis and their support networks. MSNZ has put in place measures to continue to provide information services over this period. For many, […]


Preparing for a Pandemic

March 19, 2020 | Support, Uncategorised

For us in New Zealand, it seems that the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19) has suddenly become very real. It’s easy to be caught off guard and unprepared – the pantry not quite full enough to last more than a few […]


Disclosing your diagnosis

February 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Support, Uncategorised

Photo: Radio NZ /Dom Thomas Written by Amanda Rose, MSNZ National Manager Disclosing your diagnosis may not be the first step…but it can be the biggest leap in a new positive direction Disclosing any diagnosis privately, let alone publicly, takes […]