Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Della fundraises for the sister she lost on Christmas Day
22 December 2017
Della Mead, 12, surprises mum by setting up a Facebook fundraising page in memory of her sister Laura, who died of epilepsy 10 years ago at the age of 16.
Professor prescribes ski-ing as new tonic for his patients with epilepsy
22 December 2017
An exciting new venture at Epilepsy Society is giving residents with the most complex epilepsy and associated disabilities, the chance to enjoy the freedom and thrill...
Epilepsy Society welcomes government commitment to end avoidable deaths
14 December 2017
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has welcomed an initiative by health secretary Jeremy Hunt to make the NHS the first healthcare system in the world...
Mum tells of impact on son when there is a shortage of epilepsy medication
8 December 2017
Kay Smith, mum to 14-year-old Josh who has epilepsy, has told BBC Radio 4 listeners of just how frightening and critical it can be if her son is unable to get the...
Take part in Epidogs project, new research to find out why some dogs detect seizures
4 December 2017
A new research project, Epidogs, aims to find out why some dogs are able to detect seizures.
David Gauke outlines details of changes to Universal Credit
24 November 2017
Work and pensions secretary David Gauke has outlined in detail a series of measures designed to improve the roll out of Universal Credit.
Facebook are matching charity donations on #GivingTuesday
23 November 2017
For just 24 hours on 28 November, any donations up to £400 that you make to Epilepsy Society through Facebook, will be doubled.
Government pledges reforms to Universal Credit in autumn budget
22 November 2017
Epilepsy Society welcomes the Government's recognition in its autumn budget that Universal Credit is currently failing those it sets out to support.
Good news all round at Epilepsy Society's Micholls House
16 November 2017
It's good news all round at Epilepsy Society, as Micholls House, one of the charity's six residential care homes for people with epilepsy and learning difficulties,...