Thanks to all those who were interviewed, to all the individuals and organisations who helped us recruit participants, to all the Advisory Panel members and to Dr Carol Dumelow for help with analysis and writing up of the data.
Strategic Lead for Carers, MS Society
Dr Paul Bull
Professor Gill Green
Director of Research, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex
Dr Helen Salisbury
GP, Medical Advisor Health Experiences Research Group
Professor Derick Wade
Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
Dr Richard Warner
MS Nurse Consultant, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
This is a summary of independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-0608-10147). The views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.