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Chief executive at Epilepsy Society is sitting in a purple chair, writing. She is wearing an autumnal-coloured  jacket and a black top.
7 December 2015

Chief executive Angela Geer explains. 

Katie Hetherington is tall and blonde and is wearing a girlguiding blue open-necked shirt and dark blue skirt. She is standing with her arms around three other leaders who are all dressed similarly. They are smiling.
30 November 2015

Girlguide leader Katie Hetherington, 21, tells us how the support of her guiding friends helped her come to terms with her epilepsy.

A compilation of photos showing Tom Stimpson on the right, looking out pensively across a field. On the left is his painting of a field of poppies. On top of the image is a Remembrance Day poppy.
11 November 2015

Airforce veteran Tom Stimpson MBE talks about the battlefield, his head injury during an IDF attack and his diagnosis of epilepsy.

Katherine Favero has long brown hair and is wearing a dark, long-sleeved blouse and a necklace. She is pictured in front of a woodland area.
4 November 2015

Katherine Favero talks about seizures, trying to start a family and about having to explain her bruises.

Epilepsy terminology
3 November 2015

Epilepsy Society's Stella Pearson looks back at our series of Facebook posts on epilepsy terminology and discusses comments and feedback from supporters.

Cyclist Tim Fry is pictured smiling and holding nhis young son Alfie in his arms. Alfie is wearing a warm hat and there is a beautiful wintry sunset behind them.
22 October 2015

Cyclist Tim Fry shares his video from the day he had a seizure while out on his bike.

Ben O'Keefe EIS Office Coordinator for Epilepsy Society
15 October 2015

Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe looks back on his video blog series on seizures and analyses the comments and feedback from supporters.

Someone going through an atonic seizure
8 October 2015

In this final blog in our series about seizures, Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe clears up some misconceptions around atonic seizures.

Angela Geer, chief executive of Epilepsy Society is sitting at a desk, pen poised. She is wearing a long-sleeved jacket in multiple autumnal colours. She has short-cropped hair and is smiling.
5 October 2015

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Angela Geer talks about what she hopes to achieve at the Conservative Party Conference.

Someone going through a tonic seizure
1 October 2015

In the sixth of a new series of blogs Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe clears up some misconceptions around epilepsy and tonic seizures.


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