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Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.

John and his wife Paula sat together

Vauxhall Motors’ SOS button saves the life of man with epilepsy

20 January 2017

Vauxhall's OnStar service came to the rescue in an emergency situation when John Cook found himself in a desperate situation due to his epilepsy.

Professor Martin Elliott

Professor Martin Elliott stresses the importance of research into SUDEP

20 January 2017

Professor Martin Elliott, Professor of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCL & Medical Director at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children stressed the...

Clare Pelham, chief executive

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has expressed frustration with Flynn Pharma

17 January 2017

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has expressed frustration that pharmaceutical company Flynn Pharma has failed to reassure her of their long-term...

Our fundraising officer delivering a Christmas garland to Her Majesty The Queen. Chloe is pictured at Buckingham Palace standing in front of pictures of the Queen and Prince Philip. There are stacks of cardboard boxes to Chloe's right.

Epilepsy Society wishes Her Majesty The Queen a happy Christmas

21 December 2016

Epilepsy Society delivers Christmas wishes and a home-made garland to Her Majesty The Queen.

Rabbi Lionel Blue

Farewell to our dear friend Rabbi Lionel Blue

19 December 2016

Epilepsy Society pays tribute to Lionel Blue, the nation's much-loved Rabbi who has died at the age of 86.

Purple telephone for Epilepsy Society Helpline

Epilepsy Society Helpline - Christmas and New Year hours

16 December 2016


Epilepsy Society Helpline opening hours over Christmas and the New Year.

Emeritus professor Brian Neville smiling at the camera and wearing an open-necked shirt. He has white hair.

Epilepsy Society says farewell to champion of children with epilepsy Brian Neville

16 December 2016

Epielpsy Society pays tribute to renowned neurological expert emeritus professor Brian Neville who has died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 77, after a long-...

Resident Sandy receives her christmas box from two students

Beaconsfield High makes a special Christmas delivery at Epilepsy Society

15 December 2016

Thoughtful pupils from Beaconsfield High School delivered festive cheer to residents at Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre at the annual Chalfont Boxes event.

Weatherman Ian McCaskill takes to the skies with easyJet in 2005

Epilepsy Society says farewell to its all weather friend Ian McCaskill

13 December 2016

Epilepsy Society says a sad farewell to its old-time friend and vice president, weatherman Ian McCaskill.

CAWC Christmas bazaar

CAWC International Christmas Bazaar event raises £7550 for Epilepsy Society

13 December 2016

Epilepsy Society has said a huge thank you to the Chiltern American Women's Club (CAWC) for raising £15,100 at its Christmas bazaar. 


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