Friday, 25 September 2009

FES Campaign


One of our members has recently had problems securing funding from their PCT to fund FES equipment. She has asked me to share this article with you so more people are aware.

(From the MS Soceity Website) Cliff Hewison is a member of the Richmond branch of the MS Society. He has campaigned for some time to obtain funding for functional electrical stimulation (FES) from his local PCT in Hounslow. Although FES is not suitable for everyone with MS, for Cliff, who has secondary progressive MS, FES means the difference between being able to continue walking and needing a wheelchair. Read more by clickin gon the link below: