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21-May-2020

Why Connections Matter

Why Connections Matter
We celebrated World MS Day this year with a fabulous presentation by the wonderful Dr Sally Shaw. If you missed out you can link to the presentation here (all but the first 5 minutes because yours truly was so wrapped up in the moment that she forgot to push record) https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/tNFoNpb79UZJaNLq82r2XYoYOaa-X6a80XUW__MJmkbgYaxH4I5JdtDUgRzQivxs?startTime=15907942... Read more
21-Apr-2020

COVID-19 - Public Transport & TM Cards

COVID-19 - Public Transport & TM Cards
Total Mobility (TM) have reduced fares for eligible users requiring essential travel - in most cases this means your trip will be free.  Find out the latest AT public transport information on COVID-19  here.   More information on TM cards can be found on the AT website here. Stay Safe. Read more
14-Apr-2020

New Website Coming Soon

New Website Coming Soon
MS Auckland is underway with developing a new informative website.  We are so excited to bring this to you and hoping to launch over the next month. In the meantime, our latest information will continuously be updated through our Facebook page, so please join us there.   Thanks for your patience. Read more
31-Mar-2020

COVID-19 – Advice

COVID-19 – Advice
We here at MS Auckland alongside our Pandemic committee are dedicated to keep you up-to-date on the latest information regarding COVID-19, which we hope you find useful. One of the big stresses with this pandemic is supermarket shopping, to help alleviate this stress, Countdown have initiated a Priority Assistance Programme, allowing extra availability of delivery options for those in ... Read more
23-Mar-2020

Latest advice on COVID-19 level 2

Latest advice on COVID-19 level 2
Alert level 2 - advice for people with Multiple Sclerosis Level 2 COVID-19 Read more
17-Mar-2020

COVID-19 latest news on Support Groups and Hydrotherapy

COVID-19 latest news on Support Groups and Hydrotherapy
After reviewing advice given around COVID-19 and much contemplation MS Auckland has suspended our Hydrotherapy and Support Groups for the time being. We will be keeping in touch as the situation evolves. Any concerns, please get in touch with your Community Advisors. Read more
12-Mar-2020

COVID-19 – Advice for Patients

COVID-19 – Advice for Patients
  This information and advice has been put together by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists for patients with multiple sclerosis. Background Since December 2019 following cases emerging in and around Wuhan, China most regions of the world have now experienced cases of a novel respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus which has been identified as ... Read more
05-Mar-2020

Coronavirus

Coronavirus
  You will be aware of the evolving situation regarding COVID-19. We are following the Ministry of Health’s advice closely and we will continue to monitor the situation. For the latest advice, keep an eye out on the Ministry of Health’s website. If you have any concerns, please phone Healthline’s dedicated COVID-19 number 0800 358 5453         Read more
18-Oct-2019

Street Appeal 2019

Street Appeal 2019
Thank you to everyone that supported our Street Appeal this year.  It was a great success both raising funds and spreading awareness and so much fun was had in the process!     Read more
10-Sep-2019

Measles Outbreak for people with MS

Measles Outbreak for people with MS
Measles Outbreak Information for people with MS - As of today, Friday 6 September, there have been 881 confirmed cases of measles in Auckland and 1,059 across NZ. Vaccination is your best protection. However the MMR immunisation is a live attenuated vaccine and therefore for people with MS on a DMT, it is contraindicated. The Ministry of Health website’s advice for people over 50 is th... Read more

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