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New single 'Alarm Call' helps raise awareness

6 February 2014

Epilepsy Society is to benefit from proceeds of a new single 'Alarm Call' (opens new window) by The Correspondents, newly-released to critical acclaim (30 January)....

Professor Ley Sander on switching epilepsy drugs

3 February 2014

Epilepsy Society is reluctant to wholeheartedly support the guidance given by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) relating to branded and...

You, your epilepsy and the NHS

29 January 2014

It’s nearly a year since the launch of the new look NHS. How is it working for you?  Please complete this survey (opens new window).

Smartphone EEG to diagnose epilepsy in developing countries

20 January 2014

A new initiative, The Bhutan Epilepsy Project, aims to use a standard Android smartphone to help diagnose epilepsy anywhere, especially in some of the world's poorest...

Effects of anti-epileptic drugs on unborn children studied

9 January 2014

New study looks at the safety of epilepsy drugs in pregnancy.

Food banks become a lifeline for disabled people

19 December 2013

Disabled people hit by changes to the benefits system are having to rely on food banks, according to a coalition of disability charities including Epilepsy Society....

Our epilepsy research is number one

12 December 2013

Epilepsy Society's research group is ranked as the world leading epilepsy group.

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.

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