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The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.

9 September 2013

Fiona MacColl celebrates her son Connal's achievement of going off to college and leading an independent student life.

21 August 2013

Katy Norris from Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre celebrates Learning Disability Week with a blog about her superhero mum, Joan.

Waving the flag for 66 Epilepsy Society cyclists at Wimbledon
5 August 2013

Bridget Gardiner, director of fundraising and marketing at Epilepsy Society, celebrates the  66 cyclists who took part in RideLondon100 to support people with epilepsy.

Jasmine Smith on holiday in Croatia
26 June 2013

Jasmine Smith, 22, explains why she will never let epilepsy stop her from following her dreams, including travelling alone and cliff jumping.

Mike Reed of Care Quality Commission
20 June 2013

Mike Reed of Care Quality Commission looks at what standards you can expect across all NHS and private health services.

Sarah Vibert, head of development and policy at Epilepsy Society
23 May 2013

Sarah Vibert  at Epilepsy Society explains why charities want the Department of Health to change  ordinary residence rules.

Artist Susan Aldworth with one of her epilepsy portraits at the National Portrait Gallery
17 April 2013

Susan Aldworth’s exhibition  at London’s National Portrait Gallery, explores the impact of epilepsy.


Professor Ley Sander, medical director at Epilepsy Society
22 March 2013

Ten million people in Africa are affected by epilepsy. Professor Ley Sander, Epilepsy Society’s medical director, describes the challenges of looking after patients there.

Paul Mitchell
8 March 2013

When Paul Mitchell’s seizures forced him to give up his job as a civil servant, he reinvented himself as a comedy writer with a little help from Access to Work.

27 February 2013

Professor Sanjay Sisodiya celebrates its opening on the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA. 


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