Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Young woman experiences the world of politics through our 'Me and My Shadow' scheme
2 July 2019
Budding politician Sydney Joyce, recently shadowed Paula Sherriff MP as part of our 'Me and My Shadow' scheme.
World Health Organization calls for action to reduce issues around epilepsy worldwide
1 July 2019
A new report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls for action to improve healthcare and reduce stigma and discrimination around epilepsy.
Vimpat 100mg tablets have been recalled by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
28 June 2019
We have been informed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that they are supporting a precautionary recall for Vimpat 100mg tablets.
Gov announces further measures for medicine supplies in case of no-deal Brexit
27 June 2019
The Government has announced further measures to ensure there will be an uninterrupted supply of medicines if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal on 31...
London bus driver asks everyone to get on board with new 'Calm, Cushion, Call' campaign
26 June 2019
Bus driver Vic Hamilton is hoping everyone will get on board with our new campaign - 'Calm, Cushion, Call' - to teach people how to help someone who is having an...
Help with reporting side effects from your medication through the Yellow Card scheme
18 June 2019
The MHRA have released new videos that provide online guidance to help you report a side effect from your medications.
New guidelines for carers administering epilepsy emergency medication launched
17 June 2019
New guidelines for carers administering epilepsy emergency medication, buccal midazolam, have been launched.
Aston University professor named among nation's lifesavers for work around photosensitive...
30 May 2019
A professor who spent his life championing people with photosensitive epilepsy has been named as one of the nation's top 100 lifesavers from across UK universities....
Epilepsy Society trustee completes the London 2 Brighton challenge
28 May 2019
One of our trustees, Andrew George, recently completed the London 2 Brighton challenge. Read more to see how he got on.