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World MS Day 2024

May 27, 2024 | Life with MS, My Story, News

As a member of the MS International Federation (MSIF), MSNZ is proud to be involved with World MS Day which is officially marked on 30 May each year. World MS Day is a global awareness raising campaign for multiple sclerosis. Every year, the MS […]

Nikki Macpherson – My MS Diagnosis

May 27, 2024

My journey to diagnosis started when my GP suspected I had optic neuritis. I was initially seen via the emergency ophthalmology clinic, who then referred me to neurology who carried out a lumbar puncture and an MRI. In November 2020, […]

Rachel Cuthbertson – My MS Diagnosis

May 27, 2024

In my 20s, I was working in a laboratory, where I developed Occupational Overuse Syndrome, (OOS) in my wrist due to using a pipettor for long hours. Around the same time, on long uphill walks, I experienced moments of tightening of […]

Zazi Gohar – MY MS Diagnosis

May 27, 2024

I wanted to be an astronaut. I loved looking at the stars. Then, I wanted to be one of the spice girls, a doctor, or a teacher. Then an artist. I applied for nursing school in the end. I guess […]

Michael Cadman – My MS Diagnosis

May 27, 2024

I first noticed something was wrong when I was in a meeting at work on a Thursday afternoon in mid-September 2020 and I found it difficult to focus on people. Their faces seemed slightly blurry and it was hard to […]