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Vimpat 50mg x 14 tablets shortage expected

26 June 2020

We have been informed by UCB that Vimpat 50mg x 14 tablets are likely to be out of stock within the next three weeks. The shortage is expected to last for a two-three...

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PM Boris Johnson commits to helping our campaign to fight internet trolls

19 June 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a firm commitment to raise our concerns about malicious tweets designed to provoke seizures in people with photosensitive...

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Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules out of stock

11 June 2020

We have been advised by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) that Accord are out of stock of phenytoin sodium NRIM 100mg capsules.

 

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Epilepsy medication and stockpiling issues

10 June 2020

The Epilepsy Society is seeking further information following a report on the BBC that stockpiles of some UK medicines have been used up due to the covid-19 pandemic...

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The Queen sends special letter of support to Epilepsy Society

22 May 2020

Epilepsy Society receives a letter from Her Majesty The Queen, thanking staff for their continued support of people with epilepsy across the UK, during these...

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Joy Division concert raises £21,000 for Epilepsy Society

21 May 2020

We are thrilled to announce that the streaming of “So This Is Permanent”, a concert to celebrate the life of Joy Division’s front man, Ian Curtis, raised an amazing £...

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Write to Your MP About the Online Harms Bill

20 May 2020

Following last week’s Twitter attack , with malicious gifs posted to provoke seizures, Epilepsy Society is urging people to write to Oliver Dowden the Secretary of...

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Ley Sander praises people with epilepsy for their selflessness during Covid-19 pandemic

18 May 2020

Every week the nation steps out  to celebrate the dedication of the country’s NHS and key workers. But at the beginning of National Epilepsy Week (18-24 May 2020) our...

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Epilepsy Society sees worst ever bullying attack on Twitter

16 May 2020

UK charity sees worst ever cyber bullying attack on Twitter as eight-year-old boy with epilepsy and cerebral palsy is targeted.

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Iconic Joy Division concert streamed free to raise money for Epilepsy Society

15 May 2020

Monday, 18 May, is the first day of National Epilepsy Week and, poignantly, it also marks the 40th anniversary of the death of post-punk band Joy Division’s front man...

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