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The latest news, views and opinions from Epilepsy Society.

Peter Palmer with a friend
15 November 2016

In this blog Peter Palmer's family discuss how they decided to remember his life and help fund our epilepsy research at the same time.

Pippa and staff in the coffee shop
9 November 2016

Pippa Harris, manager at Epilepsy Society's coffee shop, explains how she first got involved with the charity.

25 October 2016

Our marketing assistant, Helen Skipworth, discuses how a little awareness among colleagues can go a long way.

Headshot of Hugh
20 September 2016

Hugh, aged 65, has lived with epilepsy all his life following complications from meningitis when he was a baby. He now lives in Milton House, one of our six residential homes at the Chalfont Centre in Buckinghamshire.

31 August 2016

Our marketing assistant, Helen Skipworth, discusses how simply saying 'I have epilepsy' is only half the battle when it comes to explaining the condition and how it actually feels to have a seizure. 


Epilepsy Society content manager Nicola Swanborough
25 August 2016

Epilepsy Society content manager Nicola Swanborough reviews Colin Grant's new book and discusses why the book's most important message could be 'we need to talk.'

Neurological Alliance logo
25 August 2016

Last week, the Neurological Alliance published a report showing that a majority of general practitioners across the UK feel that the health service is not up to scratch for people with neurological conditions, and that doctors in primary care would benefit from further training.


Carl Charlesworth is smiling at the camera. He is wearing a white open necked shirt and glasses.
19 August 2016

Our channel marketing manager, Carl Charlesworth, discusses how one post on Epilepsy Society's Facebook page highlighted how hard it really is to live with epilepsy. 


Anthony Linklater, charge nurse at the Sir William Gowers Centre
10 August 2016

Anthony Linklater, charge nurse at the Sir William Gowers Centre, our UCLH managed epilepsy specialist assessment unit, welcomes new guidance for community nurses who support homeless people with epilepsy.


sports day
8 August 2016

The Olympic Games are under way in Rio.  Last week, Epilepsy Society hosted 84 competitors at our very own Phoenix Games.  England is winning cricket and the English football season has kicked off.  Sport is truly in the air. 


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