Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
We launch our Me and My Shadow scheme
18 February 2019
For the second time, we are launching our Me and My Shadow scheme, giving young women with epilepsy the chance to shadow women in a range of different careers.
Peter Hook to sell Joy Division and New Order memorabilia to raise money for Epilepsy Society
14 February 2019
Legendary bassist Peter Hook is raising money for Epilepsy Society by auctioning all of his guitars and memorabilia from his Joy Division and New Order days.
Epilepsy Society Neurologist on BBC Radio 4 to discuss new genomics research
12 February 2019
One of our Consultant Neurologists, Dr Simona Balestrini, discussed how our new partnership with UCB could bring new hope to people with epilepsy on Woman's Hour.
Health Secretary endorses unique partnership forged by Epilepsy Society and pharmaceutical UCB
12 February 2019
Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, endorses unique partnership forged between UK charity Epilepsy Society, and Belgian biopharmaceutical company, UCB.
€2.5 million genomic research programme brings hope of seizure-free life for people with epilepsy
7 February 2019
A unique collaboration between UK charity Epilepsy Society, and Belgian biopharmaceutical company, UCB, could bring life-changing treatments to people with epilepsy...
Carbagen supply shortage until mid 2019
4 February 2019
We have been informed by the Department of Health and Social Care that some preparations of Carbagen (carbamazepine), will be unavailable until mid to late 2019.
How our research team ran to fund a brand new TMS-EEG chair
30 January 2019
Our Director of Genomics and his research team ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise money for a new TMS-EEG chair and it has arrived.
Epilepsy Society's medical director advises people not to stockpile epilepsy medication
18 January 2019
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander is advising people with epilepsy not to stockpile medication themselves.
Anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam is now available for children in Wales
9 January 2019
Children aged four years and older in Wales will have access to the anti-epileptic drug brivaracetam as a new treatment option.