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Luke Berry and the BBC Radio 1 team at the ARIA's

Lucky Luke scoops dream job with award winning BBC radio team

14 November 2018

Young man with epilepsy lands his dream job working in radio with award winning team at the BBC.

Dr Pam Thompson receiving the Excellence in Epilepsy Award

Epilepsy Society's Head of Psychology is awarded Excellence in Epilepsy Award

13 November 2018

Epilepsy Society's head of Psychology, Dr Pam Thompson, wins the ILAE 2018 Excellence in Epilepsy Award.

Epilepsy Society visits Parliament

Epilepsy Society visits Parliament to discuss service review for epilepsy

13 November 2018

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...

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Our medical director is named world's leading epilepsy expert for sixth year running

13 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that our medical director, Professor Ley Sander has been ranked as the world's leading expert in epilepsy for the sixth year running.

Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan, Epilepsy Society neurologist

Epilepsy Society neurologist on BBC Radio 4 to discuss brain seizures

6 November 2018

Epilepsy Society neurologist Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan, discusses brain seizures on BBC Radio 4 programme, 'The Life Scientific'.

Illuminating the Self: an art installation by Susan Aldworth

Illuminating the Self: an art installation by Susan Aldworth

5 November 2018

Artist Susan Aldworth is looking for 100 people living with epilepsy, including their carers, to write personal testimonies about living with the condition for an art...

Cannabis

Specialist doctors can now prescribe medicinal cannabis for epilepsy

1 November 2018

As of this morning (1 November), specialist doctors in the UK can now prescribe cannabis-based medicines to patients with  a limited number of conditions. This...

Epilim and Epanutin

Epilim and Epanutin drug shortages

23 October 2018

There are currently a supply issues with Epilim Chronosphere (sodium valproate) 250mg Modified Release Granules and Epanutin (phenytoin) oral suspension.

Epilepsy Society, UCL and Congenica join forces

Epilepsy Society, UCL and Congenica join forces in genomic study to identify causes of SUDEP

23 October 2018

Congenica announced a key partnership with the UK’s Epilepsy Society to study the genomics of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

Head and shoulders of Professor Ley Sander who is looking relaxed but serious. He has short, grey hair, a round, friendly face and is wearing a dark jacket and light-coloured open-necked shirt.

Our medical director honoured with new epilepsy post

17 October 2018

Epilepsy Society is thrilled to announce that our medical director, Professor Ley Sander, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental...

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