Motor neurone disease (MND)

MND Voice Banking: Mike's story

Mike Wallis is banking his voice with Dorset Healthcare and the MNDA.
Mike Wallis from Poole was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year. With the fear of losing the ability to talk, Mike is being helped by Dorset Healthcare and the East Dorset and New Forest branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association to bank his voice.

MND Voice Banking: Annie's story

Annie Allen is banking her voice with Dorset Healthcare and the MNDA.
Annie Allen from Poole has Motor Neurone Disease, and has lost the ability to talk. But with the help of Dorset Healthcare and the East Dorset and New Forest branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, she was able to bank her voice.
Assisted dying: 'I just wish the law would allow me to have him for a little longer'
Ann Whaley travelled to a Swiss clinic with her husband Geoff, who has ended his life there.
When Bernie was struck by motor neurone disease, a friend helped grant his lifelong wish
When Bernie was struck by motor neurone disease, a friend helped grant his lifelong wish.

Giving a voice to my friend’s songs

When Bernie was struck by motor neurone disease, a friend helped grant his lifelong wish
Bernie Dalton always wanted to record an album of his songs, but when he lost his voice as a result of motor neurone disease, singer Essence Goldman stepped in. 

Image: Essence and Bernie
Credit: Essence Goldman