Welcome to the Bristol and Bath Group

The Bristol and Bath Group aim to support local people affected by motor neurone disease.

Each month there are support meetings where people with MND, their carers, friends and family can get together.  The meetings are informal and are good place to share advice and experience.

We also help by providing financial assistance for equipment, care and quality of life interventions for people with MND and their families.

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Support meetings

You can join any of the below meetings by emailing Alex Millard or call 07957 440 291 to be added to the invitation list.

Next Group support meetings:

Wednesday 1st March 14:00 - Tickenham Village Hall, 205 Clevedon Road, Tickenham (BS21 6RX)
Bristol and Bath face to face Support Group for people living with and affected by MND. A chance to meet those in a similar situation and exchanges experiences and ideas. Transport can be provided if required, please contact Alex (details above) for more information.

Thursday 16th March 14:00 - Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford (BS31 3BY)
Support Group for people living with MND, their Carers and Family members.

Next Carer support meetings:

Tuesday 14th March 19:00 - Online
A Zoom Support Group for Carers/relatives of people living with MND. A 'Cuppa and Chat' session gives an opportunity to share experiences, ask questions, and support each other. Hosted on Zoom and open to anyone living in Bristol, Bath North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire.

'Newly Diagnosed' Support Group:

Tuesday 28th March 10:00 - Online
For anyone diagnosed with MND within the last 6 months. Hosting on Zoom, this is a gentle way to meet others without leaving home and to share your experience so far. This is open to anyone living in Bristol, North and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire.

Donate to the Group

You can donate directly to the Bristol and Bath group using our JustGiving page. It is a safe and efficient way to pass on donations towards helping people in the Bristol and Bath area.

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OR Text 'MNDBBNS’ to the number 70085 to donate £5 directly to the group.


Financial Support Grants

Do you need help with financial support? The Bristol and Bath Group can help provide funding equipment and services for people living with MND as well as funding for children and young people living with someone with MND, and non-paid carers supporting someone living with MND.

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Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs

Join us on the 11th of June to raise money for the Mnd Bristol and bath group.

When registering please state that your charity is MND Bristol & Bath Group

You can register online by clicking HERE or you can complete the form which can be downloaded by clicking HERE

Don't worry If you can't make the 11th of June there is an option to complete the routes in your own time.

There are three different routes to choose from, each route starts and finishes at the Scotch Horn leisure centre in Nailsea. Click HERE for more info.

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National Highways Survey

IFF research, working with national highways, has now launched their survey to help travel on motorways and major A- roads more accessible for everyone.

We want to make sure that those with MND are represented within this survey.

Participants will have the option of entering a prize draw to win Amazon vouchers.

To complete the survey click HERE

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Run with the Bristol and Bath Group at the Bath Half Marathon

Bristol run

If you’re looking for a new challenge over the next few months, come and join us in our charity team for the Bath Half Marathon. This will take place on Sunday 15th October 2023.
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If you wish to join the MND Association Bristol & Bath running team please get in touch with Helen Mackie to become part of this awesome event.


Interested in joining us?

Our group is run entirely by volunteers, we would love to welcome new members to our Team!

We are looking for:

Association Visitor - Association visitors play a vital role in helping us to ensure people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and their families receive the support and services they require. This is a challenging but rewarding role and you don't need personal experience of MND, just the desire to make a difference.

Campaigns Volunteer

Events Organiser

Support Group Meeting Facilitator

Support Group Meeting Facilitator (Volunteer) Weston-super-Mare

Support Volunteer

Carers Champion

If you would like to have a chat about volunteering with us please contact Ellen Murdock – ellen.murdock@mndassociation.org or alternatively contact the volunteering team by email volunteering@mndassociation.org or take a look at our vacancies


Donate to the Group

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262