Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
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.
Brothers are real epilepsy champions on Michael McIntyre's Big Show
23 December 2019
It was an unexpected surprise for everyone affected by epilepsy when three amazing brothers Zac, Josh and Finn were the ‘unexpected stars of the show’ on Michael...
Convulex (valproic acid) in short supply
20 December 2019
We have been informed by the Medicines Supply Team at the Department of Health and Social Services that there is a supply issue affecting all strengths of Convulex (...