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. 

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We fund research, improve care and provide support for people with MND, their families and carers

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grants in our research portfolio with a total value of almost £21m

5,745

calls were answered by our helpline MND Connect in 2023

5,100

support grants worth over £2.3m were distributed to people living with MND

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MND Association update on tofersen

24 July 2024
The introduction of a new Government means we are now working hard to engage with new Members of Parliament
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MND Association's advertising campaign The Love Inside nominated for awards

18 July 2024
The MND Association’s first television advertising campaign in a decade, The Love Inside, has been nominated twice at this year’s Third Sector Awards
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Our response to the King’s Speech

17 July 2024
Today marked the first major announcement of the new government’s legislative plan in the King’s Speech.

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Make a one-off donation or sign up to be a Cure Finder to help fund research, improve care and provide support for people living with and affected by MND.

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Whether you take part in an event or fundraise your own way, every penny you raise will make a difference to people with MND and their families.

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There are lots of ways you can get involved and support the MND Association. Join over 7,000 people who volunteer their time.