MS patients' careers cut short due to lack of support

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MS patients' careers cut short due to lack of support

Postby MSUK » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:36 am

MS patients' careers cut short due to lack of support and awareness, UK

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If UK employer awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS) were improved, and more coordinated action were put into practice, most patients with MS who want to and are able to work would continue doing so. Not only would this improve their quality of life and independence, but it would also reduce the country's MS-related welfare bill, which currently stands at £66.7m - MS patients on average miss out on 18 years of their working lives.

This is the theme of a new report issued by The Work Foundation titled "Ready to work: Meeting the employment and career aspirations of people with multiple sclerosis".... Read More - http://tinyurl.com/LatestMSNews
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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Postby itaska21 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:30 pm

The U.S. Is no better. If you don't look sick then you're not sick. I don't know of any way around this myself. Frustration, depression characterized as feeling worthless and trapped in your own body. Seeing the big picture is a concept rarely used by government officials, employers, or insurance companies. This is a good topic to hopefully get some good response from.
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