The Peedie Retreat, an accessible house to be built at Inganess Beach, will provide a place where people can enjoy a break away from their worries and challenges of their medical condition.
Orkney’s MS Society Praised in Scottish Parliament
“in MS Awareness Week, I want to thank MS Society Orkney, and in particular George Hannah, for the incredible work they do all year-round providing care and support for those with MS.” Liam McArthur MSP
Further Investment in Multiple Sclerosis Research Important
“This latest report confirms that Orkney continues to have one of the highest rates of MS worldwide. It also underscores the importance of further investment in research.”
ME Training Module For Health Professionals ‘dispels the myths’
“I think what this does is it really places M.E in the scientific knowledge we have about the condition.”
Exhibition of Watercolours by MS Orkney Art Class
MS Orkney has an exhibition of watercolours in the windows of Cafe 21 Kirkwall.
Pregnancy Can Delay Onset of MS According to New Research
“At present, we don’t know exactly how pregnancy slows the development of MS, but we believe that it has to do with alterations made to a woman’s DNA. “
Studies Into MS & #Covid-19
The MS Society in the UK is collecting data on the impact of coronavirus.
Hayley Budge: Raising Awareness of MS
“Sometimes there’s things going on with people that we can’t see”
The Scottish MS Register: “a powerful resource”
it builds on the strength of the NHS in Scotland and allows researchers to study geographical risk factors in detail.
Kirkwall’s Shops & Businesses Go Orange for MS Awareness Week
Images of Kirkwall’s shops & businesses supporting the Go Orange campaign