Eye and blood appointments

I went to see the opthalmologist and orthoptist last month as a follow up to my December 2009 appointment. It took 65 minutes of waiting in a waiting room  before I was eventually seen. Everything is fine with my eyes – pressure, field test, colour vision, optic nerve are all OK. Yes, I have hadContinue reading “Eye and blood appointments”

Sativex to get a licence in the UK

According to the MS Trust, once the wording on the patient information document has been approved, Sativex will be getting NICE approval in the UK as early as this month (April 2010). My neurologist dismissed Sativex at my last yearly meeting, so it will be interesting to see his position in June. I need somethingContinue reading “Sativex to get a licence in the UK”

RIP John Hicklenton

The graphic artist and subject of the documentary “Here’s Johnny!” John Hicklenton died last month in an assisted suicide, taking his MS with him. As evidenced by the film, he would anthropomorphise his illness – he likened it to both a terrorist and being in a bad relationship. It was reported that prior to hisContinue reading “RIP John Hicklenton”