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The Queen sends special letter of support to Epilepsy Society

22 May 2020

Epilepsy Society receives a letter from Her Majesty The Queen, thanking staff for their continued support of people with epilepsy across the UK, during these...

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Joy Division concert raises £21,000 for Epilepsy Society

21 May 2020

We are thrilled to announce that the streaming of “So This Is Permanent”, a concert to celebrate the life of Joy Division’s front man, Ian Curtis, raised an amazing £...

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Write to Your MP About the Online Harms Bill

20 May 2020

Following last week’s Twitter attack , with malicious gifs posted to provoke seizures, Epilepsy Society is urging people to write to Oliver Dowden the Secretary of...

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Ley Sander praises people with epilepsy for their selflessness during Covid-19 pandemic

18 May 2020

Every week the nation steps out  to celebrate the dedication of the country’s NHS and key workers. But at the beginning of National Epilepsy Week (18-24 May 2020) our...

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Epilepsy Society sees worst ever bullying attack on Twitter

16 May 2020

UK charity sees worst ever cyber bullying attack on Twitter as eight-year-old boy with epilepsy and cerebral palsy is targeted.

Poster for 40th anniversary concert, showing Ian Curtis looking intense and singing at the mic. Set on black background.

Iconic Joy Division concert streamed free to raise money for Epilepsy Society

15 May 2020

Monday, 18 May, is the first day of National Epilepsy Week and, poignantly, it also marks the 40th anniversary of the death of post-punk band Joy Division’s front man...

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Free Flu Vaccine for People with Epilepsy Survey and Campaign

12 May 2020

Does having a fever cause you to have a seizure? We are launching a new survey to find out whether a high temperature as part of the flu, puts you at greater risk of...

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Free Flu Vaccine for People with Epilepsy Survey and Campaign

12 May 2020

Does having a fever cause you to have a seizure? We are launching a new survey to find out whether a high temperature as part of the flu, puts you at greater risk of...

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How we are continuing to provide epilepsy care and research during the Covid-19 pandemic

6 May 2020

Our Medical Director, Professor Ley Sander, looks at how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting epilepsy treatment and research, and at how life in lockdown could...

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Keeping people with epilepsy safe during the Covid-19 pandemic

6 May 2020

An international group of epilepsy specialists from around the world, including Professor Ley Sander, Medical Director at the Epilepsy Society, have drawn up new...

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