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Epilepsy Society announces total raised for Purple Day 2016

8 July 2016


Epilepsy Society is delighted to announce that Purple Day 2016 raised £57,586.25.

Sanofi Epilepsy comic, Ethiopia

Educational comic book helps to raise awareness of epilepsy in Ethiopia

5 July 2016

An educational  comic book is helping Ethiopian high school students understand more about epilepsy.

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DJ Chelsea Leyland to host yoga event to raise awareness of epilepsy

5 July 2016

British-born actress, DJ and model Chelsea Leyland is hosting a yoga practice for 100 people in Manhattan, New York, to raise awareness of epilepsy.

Two sample bottles containing the cannabis plant used to develop a potential  new treatment for severe epilepsy.

Cannabis-based drug shows promise in severe epilepsy

29 June 2016

Latest trial into the use of a cannabis-based drug for the treatment of a highly drug-resistant form of epilepsy shows positive results...

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...

NHS Thames Valley SCN

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...


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