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  • Counselling & CBT at Revive MS Support

    There is an old saying that it’s not the situation, but how you react to it, that matters in life. Here at Revive, the counselling team are all about helping people to manage their reaction to whatever life throws at them – and to turn that ‘reaction’ into a purposeful ‘response’. The people we see […]


  • Message from our MS Nurse Julie Dock

    This week marks MS Awareness week and what an appropriate time for me to thank everyone for all your good wishes and the warm welcome I have received into the Revive family.  Revive is more than just a centre for support it truly is a family where we can share the ups and downs of […]


  • Goodbye to Iain
    Goodbye to Iain

    Sadly, Iain Morrison, our CEO for 10 years is now retiring and handing over the leadership of Revive MS Support to a new CEO, Iain McWhirter. Iain Morrison first joined the Revive team as a Trustee when he was the Minister for Cathcart Trinity Church, where we held our Friday Southside Outreach Clinic for 10 […]


  • Revive Newsletter

    Please check out our latest newsletter for important changes to service provision in January and staff news!


  • Service Update

    Given the recent rise in covid numbers with this new variant, we’ve taken the decision to close the Centre early for Christmas. We will contact all clients that have an appointment this week as there will be no Centre-based activity and all staff will be working from home where possible. Thank you for your patience […]


  • Christmas Appeal 2021 is now live!

    Last year we appealed for support to help keep our doors open after the pandemic hit the charity hard. We were overwhelmed with your support! This year we still haven’t managed to raise funds through our traditional methods, so we’re asking for your help again. We wanted to show you what your support has meant […]


  • The Revive Virtual Christmas Tombola is now closed!

    Many thanks to everyone that has taken part! This year’s Virtual Christmas Tombola is now closed! You have helped to raise £1320 and all the money will go to the services at Revive that mean the most to you! Whether it’s accessing our MS Nurse Julie for support and advice, getting motivated in the gym […]


  • The Revive Virtual Christmas Tombola 2021 is now open!

    Tickets are £6 each and every ticket is a winner! But once they’re gone, they’re gone! Check out how to play on the link below. All proceeds will go to fund the work of Revive MS Support supporting people to live well with Multiple Sclerosis. Good luck!


  • Virtual Christmas Tombola 2021

    Launching this Sunday, 5th December! Every ticket wins a prize! The Top Prize is a beautiful Christmas Hamper. The Tombola will open on Sunday 5 December 2021 and will run until all the tickets are sold. There are only 220 tickets available via this payment page. Each ticket costs £6, and you can have as […]


  • Hot off the press!

    Check out all our recent news in today’s newsletter.  It’s packed full of information about changes to our services, staff news, what’s happening to the roads around us during the Climate Change conference and shining our supporter spotlight on Dr Catriona Ferris and her outstanding fundraising for the charity! Newsletter


  • World Mental Health Day 2021

    “Fatigue’s negative impact on emotional quality of life in MS is not a function of reduced ambulation but instead its impact on depression. Reducing depression may thus markedly improve quality of life in this population” This year, for World Mental Health Day, we wanted to showcase some recent research into the link between depression and […]


  • Sir Tom Hunter shares incredible news!

    Sir Tom Hunter showing ourstanding support of the charity sector! Thank you so much from all the staff and clients at Revive!   With Tom’s new 100% top-up, our amazing Kiltwalk Heroes have raised a fantastic £4000 to help us support people and families living with MS across the Glasgow area. Give yourselves a pat on […]


  • Go Sober-ish for October

    It’s that time of year again to think put away the excesses of the summer and think about getting a little healthier before all the Christmas season gets underway! If you fancy trying to set new, healthier habits or want to break out of an unhealthy routine, why not try giving up alcohol for a […]


  • Good Luck to our Kiltwalk Heroes 2021

    Woohoo! The time has come for our amazing Kiltwalk Heroes to put their training to good use!  We hope you all have a wonderful time at the weekend! Here’s a wee video from our very own Roksana to thank you for all your support! Good Luck!


  • Celebrating our supporters!

    This week our Supporter Spotlight is shining on Miranda Wells! Miranda said: “In my last 21 days of being 21, I would like to walk 500,000 steps (about 25,000 a day) in order to raise some money for MS Revive. It’s a charity very important to my family and I sometimes take for granted how […]


  • Winning numbers – September 2021

    and our winning numbers for September are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • September Weekend

    Please be advised that the Centre will be closed on Monday for the September weekend.  We will be back open on Tuesday as normal. Have a good weekend everyone, fingers crossed for nice weather.


  • Staff news

    Great news! Elle Livingston who joined us as a Modern Apprentice Receptionist last year, just before the first Covid Lockdown, has now completed her apprenticeship. She has just accepted a 1 year contract with us as Junior Receptionist. Elle is such a positive, helpful person and I’m sure she’d welcome messages of congratulations next time […]


  • Celebrating our Supporters

    Every now and then we will be shining a spotlight on a supporter that is doing terrific work raising funds and awareness for the charity. At the moment, we wanted to mention Grant Andrew who is running the London Marathon for Revive in a few short weeks! Grant first ran the London Marathon for Revive […]


  • Good news!

    Good news! Oxygen Therapist David Hinds has asked me to share that the Oxygen Chamber has now started back on a Monday.  This will increase to 2 days a week from the beginning of October.  David has a list of everyone that previously used our Oxygen Service and will get in touch with you to […]


  • Clinical Manager Update

    Hithere, many of you will know Andrew, out lovely Aromatherapist. He is currently undertaking some additional training as part of his yearly CPD (Continued Professional Development)…and this year it is a Diploma in Oncology Massage. As part of this course he is required to undertake some case studies and for that he requires to see […]


  • New vacancy at Revive

    We’re hiring! Looking for an outstanding fundraiser to join our brilliant team supporting people to live well with MS across Scotland. This is an exciting new post at a place where our staff team really make a difference to the daily life of those living with MS! Please check out our post below for details, the […]


  • Staff news

    Good news! Adam Coates, who joined the staff team in July as a Grants Officer, has just got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Tamara. We wish the happy couple lots of luck and best wishes as they set out to plan their wedding together. Adam works alongside Senior Grants Manager, Kevin Dillon, to research and […]


  • Recovery plan update from Clinical Manager

    Hi, thankfully it looks like we are moving back to some normality here at Revive MS, so I thought it time to give you an update on what our plans are for the September and October. Some of the changes may be a surprise…but change is the most constant thing in our lives, change is […]


  • Staff news

    We are sad to announce that one of our Senior Managers, Angela Feherty has worked her last day at Revive. Angela has been part of Revive for almost 14 years. Her contribution has been significant. She was instrumental in setting up our Outreach Clinics and in forging great partnership working with the MS Society Scotland. […]


  • Winning numbers – August 2021

    and our winning numbers for August are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • 2 new job vacancies

    We are looking to fill 2 vacant posts at Revive.  The deadline for both is Monday 20th September.  Please have a look at the advert below, and if appropriate, share with your networks to help us appoint the best person/people to further our work supporting people living with MS in Scotland. Many thanks Job advert


  • Kiltwalk 2021

    Woohoo! We’ve got 5 people signed-up for this year’s Kiltwalk on Sunday 26 September, and you could join in too!  Do you fancy the challenge or know someone that will? Just go to www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events to find out more about the 2 events available and how to sign up.  The Virtual Kiltwalk in March this year raised […]


  • Staff news

    We are sad to announce that our MS Nurse Moira will be leaving us later this month. Moira has been our first port of call for many clients over the years and we are very grateful to her for further developing our Specialist MS Nurse services. She will be greatly missed by staff & clients, […]


  • Our new-look newsletter

    Now that restrictions are starting to ease and we have more freedom of movement, there’s lots going on at the Centre.  Check out our latest news and service updates in our new-look newsletter here.  To get it straight to your inbox, then join our mailing list below. Join our mailing list


  • Winning numbers – July 2021

    and our winning numbers for July are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • New trustee

    Welcoming Marion Butchart to our Board of Trustee Marion joined the board of Revive MS earlier in 2021 following a 30 year career in the Pharmaceutical Industry. During her career her roles have been varied and wide ranging, including the last 10 years as the Government Affairs Manager for Scotland & Northern Ireland. Marion has […]


  • Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Revive Ambassador Laura Muir for winning Silver in the Womens 1500m on Monday 2 August at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics! We were cheering you on all the way and so delighted for you after all the hard work and training over the past 5 years. If you would like a signed photo of […]


  • Revive Ambassador Laura Muir

    We’re so excited for Revive Ambassador Laura Muir to finally get the chance to put all her training into action!  Find out five things about this amazing 1500m star ahead of the Tokyo Olympics here! Laura will be taking to the track on Monday 2 August and we’ll be cheering her on!  The last time […]


  • Glasgow Fair Holiday

    This is just a wee reminder that the Centre will be closed on Monday 19 July for the Glasgow Fair Holiday.  We will resume service on Tuesday 20 July. If you haven’t been back to the Centre since the pandemic started, we are temporarily operating a 4-day week from Monday-Thursday.  If you need some support from […]


  • Winning numbers – June 2021

    And our lucky numbers for June are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • Revive Trustee in Queen’s Honour List

    What excellent news! 😊 A massive congratulations to Revive Trustee John Stuart who has received an MBE for his contribution to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde! John has generously shared his skills and knowledge with the charity for a number of years and been a valued member of our board and Sports Dinner Committee. What […]


  • Volunteers Week 2021

    A massive thanks to all of our amazing volunteers. It’s been a tough year and we’ve missed seeing you at the Centre and working with you. We really appreciate you sticking with us until it’s possible to work together again! Many thanks to those of you who have continued to support us remotely and raise […]


  • Winning numbers – May 2021

    And our lucky numbers for May are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • Message from the CEO

    Dear Friends I hope this finds you and your families safe and well. This is a short update on the past year and what is happening at Revive now. Looking back over the last year Like most similar charities, it has been a challenging year for Revive MS Support due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From […]


  • Bank Holiday

    This is just a wee reminder that the Centre will be closed on Monday 31 May for the Bank Holiday weekend. Have a good one folks!


  • Winning numbers – April 2021

    And our lucky numbers for April are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • 5K May

    What is 5KMay? One month of coming together for better! You can do your 5K anywhere, anytime with anyone. You can run, roll, walk, cycle or even swim if you want to… It’s about getting out and feeling good while doing it. You can choose to donate your £5 to any charity of your choice […]


  • Unpaid Carers access to Covid-19 vaccine

    Following changes to JCVI advice on the use of alternative vaccines for the under 30s population, we need to be able to match those under 30 to clinics that are not solely offering the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine. To minimise the risk of people being appointed to the wrong clinic type, we are adapting our registration […]


  • Ofatumumab Focus Group

    The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has invited Revive MS Support to participate in giving feedback on a new medicine which is aimed at “Treatment of adult patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) with active disease defined by clinical or imaging features”. The medicine is ofatumumab (Kesimpta) and the company which produces it is […]


  • Our Big MS Adventure

    To kick off the start of #MSWeek2021, Elizabeth Kinder’s documentary ‘Our Big MS Adventure’ is premiering tonight at 10.30pm on the Together Channel (SKY 170, Virginmedia 269) and will be repeated on 26 April at 9pm, top and tailing the week.  For those of you who attended the Centre when we were based in Maryhill, […]


  • MS Week 2021

    This MS Week we’ll be sharing information about the services available at Revive and how to access them; what other organisations are doing that you can get involved in, and finding out about what virtual challenges are coming up to help keep you active while fundraising for your local MS therapy centre. Stay safe and […]


  • Elevate with Scottish Ballet

    Hope you’re all keeping well and busy this week. Our MS Nurse Moira has asked me to share with you this wonderful exercise programme at the Scottish Ballet for people with MS, that you can now do at home to keep yourself active. A number of our clients were involved in helping the Scottish Ballet […]


  • Captain Tom 100

    Celebrate Captain Tom’s amazing achievements in a special event over his birthday weekend Hi folks We’re inviting you, your family and friends to take part in Captain Tom 100 from Friday 30 April to Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021 to celebrate Captain Sir Tom Moore’s amazing achievements and raise vital funds for Revive MS […]


  • Join in the Virtual Kiltwalk 2021

    With 2 weeks to go, there is still time to sign up for this year’s Virtual Kiltwalk Challenge!  We currently have 17 participants who have already raised over £3000, and that’s before Sir Tom Hunter’s generous 50% top up on any monies raised! It’s going to be an amazing weekend, and you can do it […]


  • Easter Holidays

    Just a rreminder that our Centre will be closed on Monday for the Easter Holidays. Have a great weekend folks, and stay safe.


  • Winning numbers – March 2021

    and our lucky numbers for March are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you! You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just […]


  • Keep active with Isabel

    Here’s the latest exercise programme from our Physio Team.  It lasts around 30 minutes, and is standing throughout.  Check out our online exercises section for more classes.  We’ll be continuing to upload more so make sure to bookmark the page. As Isabel mentions in the video, this may not be suitable for everyone with MS, […]


  • Winning numbers – February 2021

    And our lucky numbers for February are… Well done to all our winners, your cheques are winging their way to you!  You need to be ‘in it to win it’! So, check out our new online application process which is super easy to do and you can get your lucky numbers set up today. Just £5 […]


  • Covid Update March 2021

    Heading in the right direction Following the recent Covid announcements, we feel we can now open up more services on our road to recovery.  From tomorrow, Monday 1 March, we will be increasing our physiotherapy interventions to 4 days a week as part of the National Remobilisation Road Map.  We will start with 4 sessions […]


  • Sad news

    We are incredibly sad to share the news that a dear friend and supporter, Andy Speedie, passed away 2 days ago.  Andy became a trustee of Revive following his MS diagnosis, and put his financial skills to good use as our treasurer during our 2yr campaign to move to larger premises.  He loved running and […]


  • Virtual Kiltwalk 2021

    With 150% of your fundraising going directly to Revive MS Support, your support can make a bigger difference! So grab your tartan and sign up today!  Sign Up Today  Alternatively, find out more about Scotland’s Kiltwalk 2021 (LIVE event) on Sunday 29th August here


  • Running Events 2021

    This time last year our running community were busy training for all the big events of the upcoming season, and even though they had to be cancelled, we know you carried on, and some people even took up running for the first time in 2020 to keep yourselves motivated and active when there were very […]


  • Feeling the love…

    Happy 37th Anniversary to us! We made it, thanks to you, our amazing supporters! There’s no denying that it’s been a tough year for everyone. And at times, we have been worried about the future of Revive. You have rallied behind our ‘Revive to Thrive’ Campaign making masks, taking on personal challenges, donating what you […]


  • Let’s Get Physical!

    The Revive Physio Team are very aware from talking to lots of our clients that you’re missing accessing the Revive Gym and keeping yourselves active during this current lockdown. They have been busy working on a solution! Revive’s Lead Physio Isabel Horsfall and Physio Student Lorna Laide have created an on-demand exercise programme designed for […]