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The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.

Sophie Harries is 19 with light brown, shoulder-length hair, swept off her face.
4 August 2015

Student Sophie Harries explains how she refuses to let her epilepsy get in her way at uni.

Support worker at Epilepsy Society, June Durno
23 July 2015

June Durno joined Epilepsy Society in November 2014 after 35 years working as a care worker in care homes, nursing homes and residential homes.

Sarah Vibert - Director of Strategy and External Affairs
26 May 2015

This week Katie Hopkins challenged our 'seize the day' campaign - a joint project with River Island and Young Epilepsy. 

Writer Suzanne Elliott, wearing a mac and trousers, is standing in front of a lake with fountains at a stately home. Suzanne has long, light brown hair and is smiling.
21 May 2015

After 20 years of epilepsy and a cocktail of medications, Suzanne Elliott has written her first novel, And I Love Her

Morgan hugging her mum at the finish line of the London Marathon.
29 April 2015

Supporter, Morgan O'Shea-Smith, ran the London Marathon 2015 to raise money and awareness of epilepsy for her mum. 

Cassidy Megan, founder of Purple Day
26 March 2015

Cassidy Megan, founder of Purple Day, thanks everyone for their support in a special blog written for Epilepsy Society. 

Karen (left) and her friends about to tuck into Purple Day plate of cupcakes
12 March 2015

Each year Purple Day gets bigger and better. Karen Newman-Brown, an IT Administrative Manager at Aston University who has epilepsy, reminisces on last year's Purple Day.

Publications editor Nicola Swanborough has shoulder length , wavy brown hair and is wearing a red top. She is smiling at the camera.
24 February 2015

Nicola Swanborough looks at how an Indian wedding, Celebrity Big Brother house and a Commons debate could impact on epilepsy.

23 December 2014

Publications editor Nicola Swanborough looks at how we can ensure the film Electricity gets the audience it deserves.

Author Ray Robinson is looking pensively but directly at the camera. He has short, dark hair and is wearing a brown leather jacket.
12 December 2014

Author Ray Robinson talks about epilepsy, Agyness Deyn and about seeing his work translated for the big screen.


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