Multiple sclerosis: an overview


Goals and learning objectives

This module provides community pharmacists with a greater understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS). After reading this module, you will understand what multiple sclerosis is and be able to identify the four broad groups into which it is categorised.

You will also be able to identify the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, list the different disease modifying treatments available and understand the importance of symptom management.

Contributing author: Esther Wong, lead pharmacist for neurology, Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.

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