The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire MS Therapy Centre

We are a charity that provides a wide range of support and therapies to people living with MS

New national lockdown

You may continue to attend your appointments unless we tell you otherwise. We are offering essential health treatments in a COVID-secure environment. Please call to let us know if you do not wish to keep your appointment.

Please see our full guidelines for attending therapy appointments during the new national lockdown.

Therapies

Our therapies include: neuro physiotherapy, orthotics, hydrotherapy & APS pain relief.

Our MS Specialist Nurse can help with all aspects of your MS. We offer a number of complementary therapies such as reflexology, pilates, Bowen and oxygen therapy.

Read more about our Therapies

About Us

Our charity, set up in 1983, provides therapies, services and support needed to enable people living with Multiple Sclerosis to self-manage their condition.

If you have MS, please come and see us – there is something here for you.

Read more on our About Us page.

Useful advice about COVID-19 for people with MS

Emma, our MS nurse, has recommended this article full of useful advice about COVID-19 and MS at the MS Trust website.

MS nurse consultations during the coronavirus crisis

If you have any questions then please do ask Emma, our MS nurse, who will be available to take your queries on Thursdays.  

Please email Emma or phone 01234 325781 and we will pass on the message.

News

Here are our winners of the first 100 Club for 2020-2021!

Third place: Number 75, Pat Graham £21
Second place: Number 5, Frances White £31
First place: Number 47, Alfie Miles £52
Congratulations to our lucky winners.

And if you do spend your winnings at Amazon, please don’t forget to use Amazon Smile and donate to the Centre at no cost to yourselves. That way, we win as well 🙂

 

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Hello from the team here at our Centre

Top row: (Left to right) Emma Matthews – MS Specialist Nurse, Frank Lobban – Centre’s mini bus driver, Swarupa Vaingankar – Fundraising Coordinator, Aniceta Klimaszewska – Centre’s cleaner.

Bottom row: (Left to right) Guy Stewart – Lead Physiotherapist, Linda Richardson – Physio and Hydrotherapy Assistant, Tracy Mckenzie – Centre Manager. Photos for more team members will be posted soon.

Attending the MS Therapy Centre

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff we have carried out a risk assessment, introduced a number of safety measures and are following the latest government guidelines to ensure we are a COVID secure facility.

Please read the guidelines before visiting the Centre

We have introduced new entrances to the Centre for specific therapies. There are also new guidelines for the car parking, face masks, temperature checks, social distancing and more.

Please read the guidelines on this page.

Events

Online seated Pilates classes

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11.30 

Live Facebook classes on Tuesdays. Zoom pilates class on Thursdays. For the Zoom classes, please see this page for joining details. All welcome.

Tai Chi at home

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11.30

Join our Tai Chi teacher, Jenny, for her popular online live Facebook sessions. Please go over to the video page of our Facebook site to see the videos.

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We are here for you during the new national lockdown

MS nurse consultations during the coronavirus crisis

Emma, our MS nurse will be available to take your queries on Thursdays.  

Please email Emma or phone 01234 325781 and we will pass on the message.

Counselling during the coronavirus crisis

If you are finding it hard to cope at this time, our counsellor, Gill, is available for telephone or email consultations. Please contact the Centre and we will pass on your details. 01234 325781.

Keep in touch 

We really need your continued support…

During the COVID-19 crisis we continue to offer support and therapies to hundreds of people across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. We haven’t been able run most of our fund-raising activities like events, our shops, dinners and performances.

We receive no government or other form of statutory funding

It’s only through people like you that we are able to provide vital therapies and support to people with MS.

Please donate £10, £20 or more today

Most people choose to donate by credit card, using PayPal or through our secure card payment partners, JustGiving.

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Please visit JustGiving.com/bnms where you can easily make a secure online donation to the MS Therapy Centre.

Now you can donate by PayPal or via credit card.

Thank you

Read all about the many ways you can help us.

Charity Sales

Sorry, postponed until further notice.

Please don’t bring us more bric-a-brac for the time being as we can’t store it. Thank you.

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It’s flu jab time…

The seasonal flu jab can protect you against the kind of influenza most likely to be around in any one year. It’s free on the NHS to anyone with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and their partner or carer.

Read all about the flu jab.

Opening times

We are open for limited therapies by appointment only.

Please call 01234 325781 for appointments.

We can support you over the phone, or online.

Please call 01234 325781 for a nursing appointment or we can help with exercise via our virtual programmes.

See us at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

We are always posting the latest news, events and videos at our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

We have over 1000 followers and friends on Facebook….

GDPR – How we can contact you 

If you are a member or supporter of the Centre and would like to let us know how we can contact you, please click the link below and fill out the form, stating your preferences. For more information on GDPR click here.

You can state your contact preferences here.

You can also use this form if you would just like to receive our newsletter.