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Our medical director Professor Ley Sander in a dark jacket and open necked, light coloured shirt. He has short, greying hair and is looking pensivee
11 July 2019

Professor Ley Sander talks about the risks of seizures following the death of Disney star Cameron Boyce.

Paige Dawkins smiles at the camera wearing headphones and an Epilepsy Society running vest
11 July 2019

Paige Dawkins, Epilepsy Society's Marketing and Communications Executive, is taking on the Great North Run 2019 for Epilepsy Society. Here, she talks about training for the half martahon and why she has taken on this challenge.

Izzy Dennis smiling at the camera
1 July 2019

Izzy Dennis is undertaking work experience in the communications and marketing team at Epilepsy Society. She explains why she chose to do work experience with us.

Maria Pia on a boat, smiling at the camera
24 June 2019

Maria Pia is Italian and has epilepsy. She explains how painting helps her epilepsy.

Les Gibbie wearing his Epilepsy Society t-shirt
5 June 2019

Les Gibbie is taking on a 500 mile walk across Northern Spain for five weeks to raise money for Epilepsy Society. Here, Les talks about why he has decided to take on this challenge.

30 April 2019

Actor with epilepsy, Jack Cray, talks about his journey with epilepsy and why he devised his one man show, Jack Cray: The Fittest Guy On The Street.

Latisha Berker Boyd sitting at her desk
12 April 2019

Latisha Berker-Boyd writes about her experiences with epilepsy and how she has used her epilepsy to influence her marketing agency.

A logo with two shades of purple, displaying the words 'Me and My Shadow'
1 April 2019

Following the success of our 'Me and My Shadow' scheme on International Women's Day, a few of the shadows tell us about their experiences.

International Women's Day logo with a purple arrow and circle
8 March 2019

8 March annually, is International Women's Day, celebrating women's achievements around the world. Here we celebrate just a few of the women who are making a difference in the field of epilepsy.

Andy, wearing a purple top, interacts with resident Christopher
4 March 2019

Andy, a support worker at one of the residential care homes at Epilepsy Society, describes what being a support worker involves. Our Communications Officer, Rhia Arden, writes.


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