In the Media
The MSA Trust has had some great press coverage.
MSA Trust Nurse Specialist, Katie Rigg, appeared on Ireland AM with George Hunter, support group leader for Ireland. It was an emotional and very informative interview.
Young carer Clair MacDonald looked after her mum Janet who had MSA. As part of Carers Week, Clair was featured in the Paisley Daily Express, highlighting the work of carers and raising awareness of MSA.
Paisley Daily Express
Sam Crawford and her daughter Rhanna write a very emotional and hard hitting blog called myfamilyandmsa and had a two page spread in the Daily Mail on Boxing Day.
The Daily Mail
The family were also recently interviewed for the Falkirk Herald about ‘bedroom tax.’
The Falkirk Herald
Our amazing specialist nurses Katie Rigg and Samantha Pavey were featured in the Nursing Standard, the best selling weekly magazine for nurses.
Nursing Standard magazine
Mum and daughter, Beth Lockett and Jackie Donohue had a great feature in the Manchester Evening News. Beth has MSA and they both shared their experiences of this devastating disease. Manchester Evening News
Michael Woodman had his story covered in the Western Daily Press, written by Gavin Duncan a writer who volunteers for the MSA Trust. Michael lost his wife Pat to MSA in October 2012 and is now helping to set up and run a support group.
Western Daily Press
Sue Pinfield-Wells was featured in the Bournemouth Daily Echo, talking about her mum Eileen Norris who died from MSA and how she was now helping to set up a support group.
Bournemouth Daily Echo
We are always looking for people who are happy to help the MSA Trust raise awareness in the media. If you have MSA, or someone in your family does, or you care for someone with MSA and would like to talk to the media about your experience then please contact the media team.