MS sufferers in islands ‘are victims of discrimination’

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MS sufferers in islands ‘are victims of discrimination’

Postby MSUK » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:12 am


Health chiefs in the Western Isles are having to advertise a specialist multiple sclerosis (MS) nursing post for a third time because the salary is too low, campaigners claim.

The Western Isles, which has 90 diagnosed MS sufferers, is the only health board in Scotland without a specialist nurse.

Scotland has the highest rates of MS in the world.

Sufferers who need to see a consultant have to make a 12-hour journey to the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow.... Read More - ... ageid/2329
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