Archive for November, 2011

  • Financial Assistance from the MS Society

    We have just got in the latest booklet from the MS Society regarding Financial Assistance available. For more info just contact

  • Pupils of Sgoil Lionacleit

    The sum of £210 was collected by the pupils of Sgoil Lionacleit, Benbecula at school assembly and gifted to the MS Western Isles Branch, a certificate of Appreciation was given to Mr Miller MacDonald Head Teacher and pupils of the

    • 18 November 2011
    • Category: Donations
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  • Mr and Mrs Barry Street

    Mr and Mrs Barry Street donated £100 to the Stornoway Branch of the MS Society as their wedding favour, 17th June 2011. A certificate of Appreciation was given to Mr and Mrs

    • 18 November 2011
    • Category: Donations
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  • Hyperbaric Unit

    Please note this facility is out of commission at the moment The hyperbaric unit is situated at the Grianan Centre in Stornoway. Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment is NOT a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, but some individuals do find it to be effective in managing their condition. There are some claims that it may improve bladder control and reduce fatigue. The initial treatment consists of breathing oxygen through a mask for one hour per day over a maximum of 20 days. This takes place in a large pressurized chamber that allows up to 8 people to be treated simultaneously. This is followed by

  • November Branch Meeting

    Venue: Grianan Day Centre Date: 8/11/2011 The following were present: Donnie White, Anne Macleod, Muriel Mackenzie, Angela Bryden, Delphine Macdonald, Richard Langhorne, Margaret Smith and Christine Stewart Apologies: None Minutes of previous meeting circulated and approved. Matters Arising: unfortunately no one appointed for post of MS nurse, WIHB to re advertise post no rooms available in Grianan for afternoon meetings, hyperbaric room is free. £100 donated from CD sales by Nicola Morrison cookery books selling at £15 each not many left M&S were not sponsoring charities this year grant forms, anyone requiring help with filling them in see Donnie or Christine Christmas night out to be arranged Muriel to arrange car boot sale, dates

    • 09 November 2011
    • Category: Meetings
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