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Diazepam 2.5mg RecTubes and its packaging

Diazepam 2.5mg RecTubes (rectal diazepam) are out of stock in the UK

6 December 2018

Diazepam 2.5mg RecTubes (rectal diazepam) are now out of stock.

Chloe Walker and Rheia Doddy in their prom dresses standing in front of a white convertible car

Girl who stopped traffic after her friend had a seizure on a busy road, wins 'Young Hero...

4 December 2018

Rheia, age 16 from Bulwell, recently won Nottingham Post's 'Young Hero Award' in their Post Heroes Awards for saving her friend's life.

Young's Hotels staff with CEO Clare Pelham, presenting her a cheque

Young's Hotels have named Epilepsy Society their Charity of the Year

4 December 2018

 Epilepsy Society is thrilled to announce that it has been named Young's Hotels Charity of the Year.

For just 24 hours on 27 November 2018, any donations up to £50,000 made to Epilepsy Society through PayPal will be doubled.

Make twice the difference in just one day

26 November 2018

For just 24 hours on 27 November 2018, any donations up to £50,000 made to Epilepsy Society through PayPal will be doubled.

Would you like to make your voice heard?

The Neurological Alliance are looking for people to complete their Patient Experience Survey

20 November 2018

The Neurological Alliance are looking for people to tell them about their experiences of epilepsy by completing their Patient Experience survey.

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Yellow Card ADR Awareness Week promotes importance of side effects from medicines

20 November 2018

19-23 November is Yellow Card ADR Awareness Week to promote the importance of reporting suspected side effects from medicines to the Yellow Card Scheme.

Luke Berry and the BBC Radio 1 team at the ARIA's

Lucky Luke scoops dream job with award winning BBC radio team

14 November 2018

Young man with epilepsy lands his dream job working in radio with award winning team at the BBC.

Dr Pam Thompson receiving the Excellence in Epilepsy Award

Epilepsy Society's Head of Psychology is awarded Excellence in Epilepsy Award

13 November 2018

Epilepsy Society's head of Psychology, Dr Pam Thompson, wins the ILAE 2018 Excellence in Epilepsy Award.

Epilepsy Society visits Parliament

Epilepsy Society visits Parliament to discuss service review for epilepsy

13 November 2018

Epilepsy Society's Chief Executive Clare Pelham joined SUDEP Action and The Daisy Garland charity in Parliament this week to discuss service review for epilepsy and...

Head and shoulders of Professor Ley Sander who is looking relaxed but serious. He has short, grey hair, a round, friendly face and is wearing a dark jacket and light-coloured open-necked shirt.

Our medical director is named world's leading epilepsy expert for sixth year running

13 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that our medical director, Professor Ley Sander has been ranked as the world's leading expert in epilepsy for the sixth year running.

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