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New identity document for voters

16 October 2019

People with hidden disabilities such as epilepsy, will not be penalized by new Government plans to introduce compulsory photo ID cards for voters before a general...

A colourful assortment of epilepsy medications

Plans for medicines supplies post Brexit are in good shape, says Government

10 October 2019

Epilepsy Society has welcomed the news that 96 per cent of medicine suppliers in the UK have now responded to the Government about their preparations for exiting the...

Stephen Canning, Head of External Affairs

Epilepsy Society responds to risks around medication shortages

8 October 2019

On 7 October 2019, The Mirror published an article about the risks surrounding medication shortages. Here is the full quote that we sent to them.

Accord Levetiracetam 500mg tablets are now back in stock in the UK

27 September 2019

Levetiracetam 500mg tablets manufactured by Accord are now back in stock in the UK.

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Epilepsy Society welcomes European approval of medicinal cannabis for severe childhood epilepsies

23 September 2019

Epilepsy Society's medical director Professor Ley Sander has cautiously welcomed a decision by the European Commission to approve Epidyolex in the treatment of two...

A colourful assortment of epilepsy medications

Epilepsy Society welcomes latest plans to ensure supply of medicines post Brexit

23 September 2019

Epilepsy Society's Chief Executive Clare Pelham says she is pleased to learn that the Government has now signed up eight firms to help bring in vital medicines to the...

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Gabitril tablets out of stock until end of October - update

12 September 2019

We have been informed by Teva UK that all strengths of Gabitril (tiagabine) tablets will be out of stock in the UK until the end of October.  

A colourful assortment of epilepsy medications

DHSC says robust plans in place to prevent disruption to medicines supplies documented in Operation...

12 September 2019

The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSC) has assured us they are doing everything they can to ensure an uninterrupted supply of medicines following Brexit...

Epanutin oral suspension

Epanutin is now back in stock in the UK

9 September 2019

We have been informed by Pfizer that as of today, Epanutin 30mg/5ml oral suspension is back in stock in the UK.

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Epilepsy Society reassures people that contingency plans are in place for medicines post Brexit

3 September 2019

Epilepsy Society reassures people that contingency plans are in place for medicines post Brexit

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