Multiple Sclerosis Management Service for Children

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This service specification covers the provision of the Multiple Sclerosis Management Service for Children.


This service specification also covers children with suspected Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or equally rare ‘MS-like’, recurrent acquired demyelinating syndromes (ADS) or who have had a first demyelination episode and have a high risk of relapse which require similar treatments, including:

  • Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMO, NMOSD) and other AQP4 antibody associated demyelination;
  • Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG) antibody associated relapsing demyelination and
  • Other forms of recurrent relapsing demyelination.