What it's like to start NIV and get it working well for you

Receiving your NIV machine and mask can feel daunting. The first few days and weeks can be a challenge. Hear about people’s real-life experiences and tips. These insights can help you to find a routine that works well for you.

Coronavirus/COVID-19: People with MND/ALS are at increased risk. Please see the MND Association guidance here for advice and contact your care team. Experts are developing guidance for those using assisted ventilation/NIV.