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The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.

Epilepsy Society's neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale. She has long fair hair with a wipy fringe and is smiling warmly at the camera.
9 December 2014

Epilepsy Society's neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale  gives her verdict on  Agyness Deyn's new film about epilepsy, Electricity.

A head shot of Epilepsy Society's policy adviser Katharine McIntosh. She has blonde, shoulder length hair, with a central parting and is wearing a dark jacket. She is standing in fromt of a tree and Victorian red bricked building.
5 December 2014

Our new policy adviser Katharine McIntosh looks at the latest review into employment support allowance.

2 December 2014

Questions and answers from our November webchat with pharmacist, Dr Trudy Thomas.

A headshot of epilepsy specialist nurse Jenny Nightingale. She has dark brown hair tied back from her face and is smiling. She is pictured in front of a blossom tree.
20 November 2014

Epilepsy specialist nurse Jenny Nightingale reviews the new film Electricity, about a young woman's struggle with her seizures.

28 October 2014

Former black cab driver  Ian Starkey talks about his epilepsy, seizures and the time he gave a ride to the legendary Freddie Mercury.

23 October 2014

Louise Glover explains how working on safari with rhinos and cheetahs helped her come to terms with her epilepsy and grow in confidence. 

20 October 2014

Our digital marketing officer, Carl Charlesworth, reviews the premiere of  Electricity the  story of a young woman's struggle with epilepsy.

Publications editor Nicola Swanborough has shoulder length , wavy brown hair and is wearing a red top. She is smiling at the camera.
9 October 2014

Our publications editor Nicola Swanborough explains how a study to identify parts of the brain  used for  language  will benefit those undergoing epilepsy surgery.

Peter Gornall is shown in a black bow tie and dinner jacket during a recent holiday. He is white haired and is smiling tentatively at the camera.
7 October 2014

Retired litigation lawyer Peter Gornall  shares his experience of Epilepsy Society's 2014 annual conference 'Epilepsy: expanding horizons.'

Blogger Richard Atterwill is sitting on a sofa. He has short dark hair, frameless glasses and is wearing a casual light blue shirt with  white patterning
6 October 2014

Richard Atterwill has seizures both day and night. He asks why there isn't more support for people with epilepsy in the evenings and at weekends.


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