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Universal Credit rolled out to families

25 November 2014

For the first time parents will be able to claim Universal Credit, the flagship policy of the government's welfare system reform programme, which was previously only...

Cuts to employment benefit?

19 November 2014

Have you had your employment and support allowance (ESA) temporarily suspended or reduced? Do you think this was fair or justified? Please fill in our survey.

Ask your pharmacist week

5 November 2014

People with epilepsy are being urged to make friends with their chemist during ‘ask your pharmacist week’ (10 -16 November).

Rivotril tablets discontinued

4 November 2014

The 0.5mg and 2mg Rivotril (clonazepam) tablets have been discontinued by Roche Products Limited. Anyone affected should seek the advice of their healthcare...

Professionals gain insight at epilepsy conference

31 October 2014

Professor Ley Sander, Epilepsy Society's medical director spoke about the paradigm shift happening in epilepsy at a conference held for healthcare professionals last...

Buccolam 10mg temporarily unavailable

30 October 2014

Viropharma has advised that the epilepsy emergency medication Buccolam 10mg strength is temporarily unavailable.

Agyness Deyn in Electricity

Agyness Deyn gives electrifying performance in Electricity

15 October 2014

Model turned actor Agyness Deyn has been wowing audiences - and critics - with her portrayal of epilepsy in the new film Electricity. 

Tegretol Chewtabs - important information

10 October 2014

Novartis has confirmed that it is stopping production of the anti-epileptic drug Tegretol Chewtabs so they will no longer be available. Anyone taking the chewtabs is...

People with epilepsy urged to seek flu jab advice

7 October 2014

Don’t wait until there’s a flu outbreak before seeking advice about your jab this winter, is the message being given to people with neurological conditions such as...

Fleet Street Fox helps raise awareness

6 October 2014

Epilepsy Society supporters spotted journalist Susie Boniface, aka Fleet Street Fox, sporting one of our purple wristbands.

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