Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Public hearing into sodium valproate - your chance to take part
13 July 2017
Women and girls of childbearing age who are taking or have taken sodium valproate, are being invited to apply to take part in a public hearing about the epilepsy drug...
Urgent call to have meningitis vaccine
4 July 2017
A group of parents who each lost a teenager to meningitis are urging other parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against the disease, particularly as they...
Cellist makes emotional return to stage to raise money for Epilepsy Society
16 June 2017
When cellist Anna Frazer played her first concerto with a full orchestra at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on Saturday, it was an emotional moment for both her...
Epilepsy Society says huge thank you to local volunteers
6 June 2017
This week Epilepsy Society is celebrating the team of 40 plus volunteers who regularly support and enrich the lives of the residents at our centre in Chalfont St...
New BBC play tells story of young mum with epilepsy
26 May 2017
Tune into BBC Radio 4 on 1 June at 2.15pm for Louise Monaghan's new BBC drama Slipping through Time, about a young mum with epilepsy.
Game of Thrones star tackles epilepsy
26 May 2017
Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick will be back on our screens this summer as Meera Reed in the penultimate season of the hit tv series. But first she takes on a...
Public lack confidence in supporting people with epilepsy - new poll shows
16 May 2017
A new poll has revealed that there is a worrying lack of public confidence in knowing how to help someone who is having a seizure.
Human figures celebrate Epilepsy Society's 125th birthday
3 May 2017
Marking time: one hundred and 25 residents, family, friends and staff gathered on the grass at Epilepsy Society to form a huge number 125 in celebration of the...
Maternal obesity and epilepsy - research suggests possible links
5 April 2017
Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander says research linking maternal obesity to epilepsy should be treated with caution and seen in the wider...