Epilepsy and the coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs
17 March 2020
Professor Ley Sander is the Medical Director at the Epilepsy Society. Here, he has put together an FAQ factsheet for those with epilepsy about the coronavirus (COVID-...
9 March 2020
In July next year, our neurologist, Dr Simona Balestrini will travel to Geneva for the European Epilepsy Congress. The difference is that this year, rather than...
Our medical director is named world's leading epilepsy expert for eighth time
3 March 2020
Congratulations to our Medical Director, Professor Ley Sander, who has been named as the world's leading expert on epilepsy for the eighth year running. And Epilepsy...
Strike action in France could cause shortages of valproate
28 February 2020
We have been advised by the pharmaceutical company, Sanofi, that there may be shortages of its valproate-based treatments in coming months, due to strike action at...
Epanutin 30mg/5ml oral suspension out of stock until late June 2020
25 February 2020
We have been informed by Pfizer that there will be insufficient stocks of Epanutin 30mg/5ml oral suspension, from the week commencing 2 March 2020. This supply issue...
Our Helpline will be opening five days a week again
10 February 2020
We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to the generosity of all our amazing supporters, we have raised sufficient funds to be able to open our dedicated epilepsy...
Victorian underwear reveals what it is like to live with epilepsy
21 January 2020
Artist Susan Aldworth has created an innovative exhibition using both antique Victorian underwear and sophisticated technology to explore the impact that epilepsy has...
How a tweet went viral raising thousands for epilepsy research
20 January 2020
How a post on Twitter about the tragic death of a young girl, Amelia, went viral raising thousands for epilepsy research.
Just plugging the hole in the social media dam is not enough, says Epilepsy Society
16 January 2020
A recent decision by Twitter to no longer allow animated PNG image files (APNGs) to be added to tweets has been welcomed by the Epilepsy Society.