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13/11/2018

Epilepsy Society visits Parliament to discuss service review for epilepsy

Epilepsy Society's Chief Executive Clare Pelham joined SUDEP Action and The Daisy Garland charity in Parliament this week to discuss service review for epilepsy and the research and implications of Brexit.

They met with Sarah Marsh, Deputy Head of Clinical Policy NHS England, Professor Adrian Williams, Consultant Neurologist and Charlie Fairhurst, Consultant in Children's Neurodisability.

Clare Pelham was discussing mandatory annual reviews for people with epilepsy. SUDEP Action's Chief Executive Jane Hanna OBE was presenting the findings of their recent Prevent 21 Summit and the Daisy Garland charity was asking for greater access to Government funding and support.

Dr Sarah Wollaston, Conservative MP for the Totnes Constituency in South West England, and chair of the Health Select Committee in the House of Commons thanked the charities for attending.