An “inspirational” Moray woman has become the first recipient of an award created in honour of a campaigner who lost his battle with motor neurone disease.
This is MND Awareness Week. It is a cause which matters to me. Last year I lost a friend to the deadly, degenerative disease. He was Gordon Aikman and Gordon’s Fightback Dinner will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday to celebrate his life and to build on his legacy.
A nurse’s quest to ease the suffering of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients has been boosted by the legacy fund of a prominent campaigner.
Ramsay Jones: We’ve suffered the loss of a remarkable man… But Gordon Aikman’s legacy lives on through his selfless work
"I am going to die."
Scotland’s political leaders have teamed up to try and improve access to communications equipment for Motor Neurone disease patients on the NHS.
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has urged supermarkets profiting from the ice bucket challenge craze to donate their proceeds to charity.
North-east MSP Richard Baker has expressed his sorrow and shock that his friend and former parliamentary aide has been given a motor neurone disease "death sentence" at the age of 29.