What is MND?
Motor neurone disease (MND) affects the nerves known as motor neurones. These nerves tell your muscles what to do and are found in the brain and spinal cord.
Early signs of MND
Read more about the possible early signs of MND. If you are worried that you or someone close to you has MND, we're here to help.
Benefits, financial support and cost of living
We know that living with MND can affect your finances. Find out more about a range of benefits or other types of financial support we can provide.
Support for you
We’re here to help everyone living with and affected by MND access the help and support you need. Whether you want to speak to us over the phone, connect with others affected by MND or find local support, find out about the different ways we can help you below.
Find local support
We fund research, improve care and provide support for people with MND, their families and carers
grants in our research portfolio with a total value of almost £21m
calls were answered by our helpline MND Connect in 2023
support grants worth over £2.3m were distributed to people living with MND
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