Vimpat 50mg x 14 tablets shortage expected
26 June 2020
We have been informed by UCB that Vimpat 50mg x 14 tablets are likely to be out of stock within the next three weeks. The shortage is expected to last for a two-three...
PM Boris Johnson commits to helping our campaign to fight internet trolls
19 June 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a firm commitment to raise our concerns about malicious tweets designed to provoke seizures in people with photosensitive...
Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules out of stock
11 June 2020
We have been advised by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) that Accord are out of stock of phenytoin sodium NRIM 100mg capsules.
Epilepsy medication and stockpiling issues
10 June 2020
The Epilepsy Society is seeking further information following a report on the BBC that stockpiles of some UK medicines have been used up due to the covid-19 pandemic...
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...
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 £...
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...
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...
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.
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...