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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

Does living with epilepsy mean you face extra costs?

19 August 2014

Epilepsy Society is gathering information on the cost of living with epilepsy for a year-long independent inquiry to explore the extra costs faced by disabled people...

'Good luck' says Laura Trott

8 August 2014

Double Olympic champion, Laura Trott, who also won a cycling gold for England at this year's Commonwealth Games, visited Epilepsy Society's stand at RideLondon's...

Benefits - last chance to have your say

31 July 2014

Don't miss the chance to share your experience of claiming welfare and benefits in the UK, including employment support allowance and housing benefits? Fill in the...

Epilepsy drug Buccolam - update

31 July 2014

Viropharma has reassured people with epilepsy that they can continue to use their supplies of the emergency medication Buccolam  and do not need to return them to the...

Top athletes beat epilepsy to reach Commonwealth Games 2014

25 July 2014

World champion hurdler Dai Greene and rhythmic gymnast Kelly MacDonald have refused to let their epilepsy hold them back as they prepare to go for gold at the...

Epilepsy expert predicts world cup final

11 July 2014

One of the country's leading neurologists has correctly predicted the World Cup finalists using neuroimaging computer software.

Epilepsy Society welcomes neurological patient-experience survey

1 July 2014

Would you like to share your experiences of the care you receive  for your epilepsy and help to shape the services of the future?

Once daily perampanel shows good results

30 June 2014

Epilepsy expert underlines the need for better seizure medication as French politician keeps epilepsy hidden to avoid stigma

Epilepsy stigma can be worse than seizures says psychologist

26 June 2014

Epilepsy expert  Dr Sallie Baxendale says more must be done to counteract the negative attitudes to epilepsy that feed stigma.

Have you been affected by the PIP 20 metre rule?

25 June 2014

The Disability Benefits Consortium would like to talk to anyone who has been affected by the new 20 metre qualifying distance for the enhanced rate mobility component...


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