- 14 June 2012
Joining forces with politicians across the UK to campaign for better care and support
We have plenty of parliamentary action coming up over the next month across the UK and we need your support to convey the urgent need for better access to services.
- 6 March 2012
Fighting for vital care advisor support in Lancashire
Families in Lancashire are calling for a neuromuscular care advisor post to be urgently created to provide advice, support and information for people with muscle-wasting conditions.
- 5 July 2011
All Party Group vows to hold NHS bosses to account
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Muscular Dystrophy vowed to hold NHS bosses to account as they met with regional NHS Specialised Commissioning Group representatives this morning in Parliament.
- 17 May 2011
Have your say in our hospital survey
To fight for further investment in specialist neuromuscular services we really need your help, by filling in our new survey, so that we can gather evidence regarding the care that you or someone close to you receives in hospital.
- 11 May 2011
NHS wastes £31 million a year
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s Invest to Save report, launched in Parliament today, reveals that the NHS is wasting £31 million each year on unplanned emergency admissions to hospital for muscle disease patients.
- 27 April 2011
Health Minister challenged on critical gaps in North West specialist care
Health Minister Anne Milton was challenged yesterday by North West MPs, Barbara Keeley and John Leech, on the urgent need to fix the gaps in specialist neuromuscular care in the region.
- 21 April 2011
Support for campaigning mum in battle to secure North West service investment
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is backing Joanne Ashton, a campaigning mum from the North West, who has vowed to call every Primary Care Trust Chief Executive in the North West to demand better services in the region.
- 4 February 2011
Come and meet us at campaigning events around the UK
Over the next eight days, come and join us at nine campaigning events in towns and cities across the UK as we continue the fight for better services.
- 8 December 2010
NHS chiefs quizzed by All Party Group
MPs and Peers in the All Party Parliamentary Group for Muscular Dystrophy sought answers from regional health bosses in Parliament yesterday about their plans for service improvements for people with neuromuscular conditions.
- 8 December 2010
Meeting with Health Minister secured to discuss physiotherapy
Health Minister Paul Burstow MP pledged yesterday to meet Muscle Group campaigners to discuss specialist physiotherapy provision during an exchange in the House of Commons with John Leech MP.