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The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.

Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe
4 September 2015

As the 31st International Epilepsy Congress gets under way in Istanbul, we look at some of the world renowned epilepsy experts who will be speaking there.

Someone going through a myoclonic seizures
3 September 2015

In the second of a new series of blogs Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe clears up some misconceptions around myoclonic seizures.

Rower Olivia Magee  has a large fur hat over her long blonde hair and is wearing large-framed glasses.
28 August 2015

Olivia Magee  explains how rowing  helps with her epilepsy and why she always wears brightly coloured socks on the river.

Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe
27 August 2015

In the first of a new series of blogs Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe clears up some misconceptions around epilepsy and the different  epileptic seizures that can occur.

Robert Wainwright in his Epilepsy Society cycle top cycling in RideLondon 2015
10 August 2015

Robert Wainwright talks about cycling RideLondon 2015 for 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. 


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