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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

Epilepsy national commissioning nurse talks about her new role

9 December 2013

Specialist nurse Juliet Ashton talks about how she hopes to improve epilepsy services. Listen to her podcast.

DOORS syndrome has genetic cause

2 December 2013

Researchers, led by Epilepsy Society team, unlock genetic cause of DOORS syndrome.

Laura Sandys MP to stand down

25 November 2013

Laura Sandys, MP and epilepsy champion, announces decision to stand down at next general election.

Saints and scroungers

18 November 2013

Epilepsy Society features in today's (18 November) edition of BBC TV's Saints and Scroungers.

Looking after yourself with epilepsy

18 November 2013

Epilepsy Society urges people with epilepsy to look at ways to improve their health during Self Care Week 2013.

Switching between epilepsy drugs - Epilepsy Society responds

14 November 2013

Epilepsy Society is urging patients  not to panic about new guidance relating to branded and generic anti-epileptic drugs.

Valproate - how the epilepsy drug works

5 November 2013

Fifty years after its discovery, research shows how valproate blocks  progression of seizures.

Mysoline tablets changed to primidone

29 October 2013

The epilepsy tablets Mysoline have been replaced with primidone tablets.

Universal Credit is rolled out nationwide

25 October 2013

Government brings in new type of financial support for people looking for work or for those on a low income.

School health plan for pupils with epilepsy

21 October 2013

Epilepsy Society welcomes news that schools  are to draw up health plans for pupils with epilepsy.


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