MS EXPLORED THE PODCAST

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MS EXPLORED THE PODCAST

MS Explored – The Podcast, created by MS Ireland in partnership with Novartis Ireland, provides valuable information on living with and managing MS. The podcast series has been developed in response to the urgent need for easily accessible information resources for the MS community.
Topics explored include navigating the patient journey following diagnosis, the impact living with MS can have on family life, and tips and useful advice for resources to support.

The views, information or opinions expressed during MS Explored – The Podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and do not represent those of MS Ireland or Novartis Ireland Ltd. The primary purpose of this podcast series is to educate and inform and is not a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment. This podcast is supported by funding from Novartis Ireland Ltd.

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The podcast series has been developed in response to the increased demand for information and support witnessed by MS Ireland throughout the pandemic and the distinct need for easily accessible resources.

Hosted by Aoife Kirwan, Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, at MS Ireland, MS Explored – The Podcast explores a range of topics from diagnosis through to managing family and work pressures. Listeners will hear from top healthcare experts as well as individuals who have been diagnosed with the condition as they share their first-hand experiences.

MS Explored – The Podcast features leading healthcare professionals including:

  • Dr Eddie Murphy - Clinical Psychologist & Mental Health Expert at RTE’s Operation Transformation
  • Dr Lisa Costello, Consultant Neurologist at Beaumont Hospital
  • Dr Maria Gaughan, MS Fellow
  • Sinead Jordan, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Sinead Brady, Career Psychologist

Three episodes will be released weekly beginning today, Tuesday 21st September 2021 and each will cover an important topic relating to the life of someone living with MS and potential challenges.


Podcast Ep 1

Episode 1: MS the journey

A diagnosis of MS can be overwhelming, and the treatment journey is different for every person with MS.  In the first episode of MS Explored – The Podcast, host Aoife Kirwan is joined by consultant neurologist Dr Lisa Costello and Laura Lee who was diagnosed with MS ten years ago, to break down a diagnosis of MS, discuss what the future might look like and how to best manage your condition.

If you have been affected by any of the content in the series please contact your healthcare professional or the MS Ireland Information line on 1850 233 233.

MS Ireland – The Podcast is a partnership between the MS Ireland and Novartis Ireland Ltd. For more information go to MS-Society.ie.


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Episode 2: Family life and MS

Having MS doesn’t just affect the person living with it, it can hugely impact the lives of their family and loved ones too. In this episode of MS Explored – The Podcast, Aoife Kirwan is joined by Sharon Henvey who is living with MS, MS Fellow Dr Maria Gaughan, MS nurse specialist Sinead Jordan and clinical psychologist Dr Eddie Murphy to explore the challenges faced by people living with MS and how they can communicate their diagnosis to loved ones.

If you have been affected by any of the content in the series please contact your healthcare professional or the MS Ireland Information line on 1850 233 233.

MS Ireland – The Podcast is a partnership between the MS Ireland and Novartis Ireland Ltd. For more information go to MS-Society.ie.


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Episode 3 : Work and Education

Living with MS can have a big impact on work life and/or the education journey. In this episode of MS Explored – The Podcast, Aoife Kirwan is joined by Lauren McAuley and Keith Byrne who are both living with MS and by career psychologist Sinead Brady to discuss the supports and resources that are available to people living with MS, as well as tips on how and when to talk to your employer about your diagnosis.

 

If you have been affected by any of the content in the series please contact your healthcare professional or the MS Ireland Information line on 1850 233 233.

MS Ireland – The Podcast is a partnership between the MS Ireland and Novartis Ireland Ltd. For more information go to MS-Society.ie.

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