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Ex-Wales international and Worcester Warriors player Jonathan Thomas in yellow and black rugby shirt

Epilepsy Society congratulates new rugby coach Jonathan Thomas

28 June 2016

Epilepsy Society congratulates former Worcester Warriors skipper Jonathan Thomas who has just been named as the new defence coach to...

William Renshaw, left and his twin brother Ernest, right, both in tennis whites holding tennis rackets

Seven times Wimbledon champion who died of epileptic seizure

28 June 2016

William Renshaw  died of an epileptic seizure in 1904 at the age of 43. But in sporting history, he is up there alongside Wimbledon...

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Take part in a new patient experience survey

24 June 2016

The Neurological Alliance launches its second patient experience survey into health care services for people with neurological conditions...

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New commissioning brief launched to improve neurological services in community settings

22 June 2016

The Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) has launched a new brief to support local commissioners in improving services provided to people diagnosed with...

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Epilepsy Society welcomes new guideline on epilepsy and pregnancy

20 June 2016

Epilepsy Society  welcomes news of the first guideline on epilepsy in pregnancy for both healthcare professionals and women with the...


Epilepsy Society congratulates student fundraising leaders on winning award

20 June 2016

Epilepsy Society would like to offer their congratulations to two award-winning team leaders who will lead a group of students raising money for the charity by doing...


Cardiff University to investigate new treatment for temporal lobe epilepsy

17 June 2016

A new project will explore the possibility of treating temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) in humans by transplanting immature neuron cells into the brain.


Study finds people are more fearful of getting a neurological disorder than cancer

15 June 2016

A survey has found that the general public fear getting a neurological disorder -  such as epilepsy or Parkinson's - more than cancer. 

Our epilepsy heroes enjoy their picnic hampers during the Patron's lunch to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

Epilepsy Society joins the Queen for royal birthday party

15 June 2016

Epilepsy Society's epilepsy heroes join the Patron's Lunch to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

Phase 3 clinical trial announced for Dravet Syndrome drug

13 June 2016

The second Phase 3 clinical trial is to begin for ZX008, a branded version of low-dose fenfluramine, designed as an adjunctive treatment of seizures in children with...


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