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Medical research charities and the research agenda – a strong collective voice for change

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sally Thompson is the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)’s Communications Officer. Here she blogs about the AMRC and the strong collective voice of medical research charities. Medical research is the UK’s favourite charitable cause, with over 11 million of us giving money to medical research charities in a typical month. Charities want to fund…

Early Access to Medicines scheme

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last month the UK Government’s Department of Health announced an Early Access to Medicines Scheme. But, what is this new scheme? and what does it mean for people living with MND? The drug trial process The only proven drug to slow progression in MND is riluzole. This is the only drug that has passed all the…