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Multiple Sclerosis: friends & family experiences

Profiles - Spouse/partner

Sarah Z

Sarah, age 59, is a school teacher. She is white British, widowed, with one child.

John Z

John’s wife experienced symptoms of MS for many years before receiving a diagnosis in 1984. The illness progressed steadily and she has needed full time nursing home care since 2003. She is now bedfast and unable to talk or do anything for herself. John visits her every day.

Mike

Mike, age 51, is a hotel barman/porter, but is currently unemployed. He is white British, married, with no children.

Dave

Dave, age 73, is a retired telecoms technical officer. He is white British, married with two adult children.

Ian

Ian, age 57, works as a financial advisor. He is white British, married, with two adult children.

Patience

Patience, age 44, is a teaching assistant in a nursery school. She is African/Ghanaian, married, with no children.

Paul Y

Paul, age 76, is a retired accountant. He is white English, married, with one adult child.

Tony

Tony, age 72, is a retired RAF officer. He is white British, married, with two adult children.

Chez

Chez, age 42, is a housewife and full-time carer. She is white British, married with two children.

Mully

Mully, age 63, is an accountant and charity fundraiser. She is white German, married, with no children.

Eric

Eric, age 65, is a retired driving instructor. He is white British, married, with two children.

Anthony

Anthony designs and builds e-learning courses. He is white British, married with two children.

Karl

Karl is a civil servant. He is white British, married, with no children.

Bernard

Bernard is 59 years old and planning to retire soon from his job as a secondary school teacher. He is white British and has two adult children. Bernard is looking forward to spending more time with his wife when he retires.

David

David, age 49, is a civil servant. He is white British, married with two children.

Emma

Emma, age 37, works as a food technologist. She describes herself as white European, Spanish. She is married, with no children.

Kay Z

Kay, age 49, works part-time as an operations manager for a local church. She is white British, married, with two teenage children.

Louise

Louise, age 49, works as a conference manager in higher education. She is white British, married, with two children in their late teens.

Kate

Kate worked as personal assistant to a head teacher before retirement. She is white British, married with two children.

Betty

Betty, age 58, worked as a manager in the construction industry. She is white British, lives with her partner and has no children.

Jeff

Jeff, age 62, is a retired schoolteacher. He is white British, married with two children.

John Y

John, age 55, is a self-employed builder. He is Greek Cypriot, married, with two children.

John X

John, age 63, is a retired schoolmaster. He is white British, married with three children.

Robin

Robin, age 72, is a retired TV producer and Open University lecturer. He is Caucasian/English, married with four children.

Stella

Stella, age 45, works as a freelance language teacher and also teaches mindfulness techniques for a women’s charity. She is Caucasian/German, single, living with her partner and has no children.

Paul Z

Paul, 56, is a former learning resources manager. He is white British, married with two adult children.
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