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Epilepsy Society policy advisor Finn O'Dwyer-Cunliffe
8 February 2016

Epilepsy Society policy advisor Finn O'Dwyer-Cunliffe looks at the issues around sodium valproate and pregnancy.

Researcher Simona Balestrini has shoulder length blonde hair and is wearing a purple and white striped top. She is standing in front of a tree in the grounds of Epilepsy Society and is smiling.
22 December 2015

Researcher at Epilepsy Society, Simona Balestrini explains how she came to be researching epilepsy.

Joe Brice and his wife are standing in front of the London Eye after the marathon. they both have Joe's marathon medals around their necks and are wearing Epilepsy Society t-shirts.
22 December 2015

Joe Brice explains why he has joined the charity as a trustee.

Epilepsy Society's new policy advisor Finn O'Dwyer. He is looking sideways on and is wearing a Gaelic football top.
18 December 2015

... the answer, a new man on the scene called Finn, only our 'hero' is our new policy advisor.  

Professor Ley Sander, medical director at Epilepsy Society
16 December 2015

Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander discusses the issues around sodium valproate.

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.


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