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Teamspirit 220 - September 2018

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Highlights

Investing in our volunteers

We want all our volunteers to have the best possible experience with us and to feel safe and supported in their role. We've been working towards the Investing in Volunteers accreditation and we'll soon be independently assessed for the award.

Ocrelizumab rejected for primary progressive MS

We've recently had the disappointing news that ocrelizumab won't be made available for people with primary progressive MS. There are currently no DMTs for primary progressive MS and, with our community, we're challenging this decision. Click on the link above and join us in speaking up for MS and sign the petition.

Growing our community

At the AGM on 22 September our members will vote on whether we should review our membership model. We want to review the model to make sure we're accessible, relevant and able to provide the best support we can for people living with MS.

Stoptober is coming...

This year we're getting behind Stoptober to support people with MS who smoke and want to give up.

'Organising your Coordinating team' online training

Following really positive feedback from volunteers who joined the previous online training sessions, we have some more lined up for November.

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Read more articles on the latest news and events, information and resources, research, fundraising and news from the nations in Teamspirit.

Don't forget we always want to hear from you - send us your stories: teamspirit@mssociety.org.uk