Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
A wristband to track seizures
28 November 2014
Professor Ley Sander, Epilepsy Society's medical director, says he is cautiously optimistic about a new wristband called Embrace which claims to make it easier for...
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.
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...
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...