Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Epilepsy Society's CEO writes to Flynn Pharma and Pfizer on NHS's 70th Birthday
5 July 2018
Epilepsy Society's CEO, Clare Pelham, wrote to the pharmaceutical companies Flynn Pharma and Pfizer to ask them to give a birthday present to the NHS.
Epilepsy Society welcomes government response to Billy Caldwell case
16 June 2018
Epilepsy Society welcomes Home Office decision to return the cannabis oil that it confiscated from mother of boy with severe epilepsy.
Tribunal overrules findings in case involving epilepsy drug
8 June 2018
A decision by the Competition and Markets Authority to fine Pfizer and Flynn Pharma a total of £90m for overcharging for an epilepsy drug, has been remitted back to...
Clare Pelham comments on new sodium valproate regulations
30 April 2018
Our CEO Clare Pelham, a member of the Sodium Valproate Expert Working Group, commented on the news of the new regulations surrounding sodium valproate.
Charity tells health secretary new drug regulations could fail without public campaign
24 April 2018
Epilepsy Society today welcomes new regulatory measures to stop babies being born with avoidable disabilities after being exposed to the drug, sodium valproate, in...
Poster campaign raises awareness of epilepsy on public transport
23 April 2018
This week, for the first time ever, epilepsy is featuring as part of a high profile poster campaign across London's underground and bus networks.
Epilepsy Society welcomes new measures to ensure no babies are exposed to sodium valproate during...
23 March 2018
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has called today's announcement of new regulatory measures around sodium valproate, 'a landmark moment for all women...
Consultation launched on whether tax treatment of charities needs reform
15 March 2018
The Charity Tax Commission has launched a consultation seeking views on whether and how the tax treatment of charities - estimated to be worth around £3.7bn a year -...
Garden shines spotlight on epilepsy at Chelsea Flower Show
13 March 2018
For the first time ever, Epilepsy Society is sponsoring a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, designed to shine a spotlight on epilepsy and raise awareness of the...