The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association co-ordinates support, guidance and advice for people affected by the illness. The charity has a network of 90 branches and groups that provide local support.

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on improving access to care, research and campaigning for those people living with or affected by MND.

Find out more about who they are, their history and what they do at this link.

About Motor Neurone Diseace

A detailed guide to MND including  symtoms, types , tests, daily life and concerns is available at this link.

Support and Services

For more infrmation of the services and support available if you are caring for someone living with MND click the following links: 

DiAMoND patient decision aid

Using joint funding from Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, researchers at Southampton University have implemented a web-based patient decision aid for people with motor neurone disease considering a gastrostomy feeding tube, availabe at this link.

MSD Connect

The MND Asscocation has a helpline called MND Connect that gives people access to a quick route to get advice, practical and emotional support and directing to other services and agencies availailbe from:

Monday to Friday between 9am - 5pm and 7pm - 10:30pm. 

Calls to this number are free from landlines and mobile phones within the UK and do not appear on itemised bills.

Thunb Print

Thunb Print is the association's  quarterly members' magazine Thumb Print, with the latest MND care, research and campaigning news mixed in with inspirational stories, interesting articles, fundraising ideas and more, available here.

MND Matters the MND Association podcast

MND Matters is the MND Association podcast sharing experiences, offering informal advice and support, and raising awareness. MND Matters is available at this link.

Useful organisations and internet sites

A comprehensive index of links to a wide range of associated subjects is available at this link

Giving Support

Full details of how to be involved with with fundraising, making a donation, volunteering your time and skills or campaigning can be found at this link.

Contact Details

Full contact details can be found at this link.

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