Care cuts: Did they hasten Anne’s death?

An investigation is under way, looking into the cuts of all care services to a 64-year-old disabled woman. Those cuts allegedly led to her death just days later. According to a story by Zoe Drewett, of metro.co.uk: An urgent investigation has been launched by Portsmouth City Council into the death of 64-year-old Anne Savidge after … Continue reading Care cuts: Did they hasten Anne’s death?

Care homes for older people housing younger people, some with MS

The MS Society has discovered 3,000-plus people under the age of 65 living in care homes for older people. And that includes younger people with MS. So, almost one in seven younger adults in UK residential care could be living in homes not designed for them. Yes, it's amazing, shocking, but true. It’s clear that … Continue reading Care homes for older people housing younger people, some with MS

In Moscow for HSCT: Part 3 of Phoebe’s Story

Two weeks ago, I introduced you to Phoebe Scopes, the British woman who was the first international multiple sclerosis patient to receive hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in Moscow. Today, in part 3, Phoebe takes us with her to the A.A. Maximov Department of Hematology and Cellular Therapy, at the National Pirogov Medical Surgical Center … Continue reading In Moscow for HSCT: Part 3 of Phoebe’s Story