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Facebook are matching charity donations on #GivingTuesday

23 November 2017

For just 24 hours on 28 November, any donations up to £400 that you make to Epilepsy Society through Facebook, will be doubled.

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Government pledges reforms to Universal Credit in autumn budget

22 November 2017

Epilepsy Society welcomes the Government's recognition in its autumn budget that Universal Credit is currently failing those it sets out to support.

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New chairman for Epilepsy Society

22 November 2017

Epilepsy Society has elected a new chairman, Peter Worthington, to its board of trustees.

CQC report shows five 'goods' for Epilepsy Society's Micholls House

Good news all round at Epilepsy Society's Micholls House

16 November 2017

It's good news all round at Epilepsy Society, as Micholls House, one of the charity's six residential care homes for people with epilepsy and learning difficulties,...

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What do you think of public transport for disabled people?

16 November 2017

The Department of Transport wants to hear from people with epilepsy and other disabilities about their experiences of travelling on public transport.

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Changes to PIP set to benefit people with epilepsy

3 November 2017

People with epilepsy could benefit from new guidelines announced by the Government this week, for assessing those who receive PIP - the Personal Independence Payment...

Professor Philip Patsalos holds his certificate as he is flanked by three other members of ILAE. From left to right are Matthew Walker, John Paul Leach, Phili0 Patsalos and Graeme Sills. All four are wearing dark jackets and smiling.

Standing ovation as Epilepsy Society's professor wins Excellence in Epilepsy Award

31 October 2017

A standing ovation as Epilepsy Society's Professor Philip Patsalos is awarded the 2016 Excellence in Epilepsy Award by the British Chapter of the International League...

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MPs debate safety issues around sodium valproate in House of Commons

19 October 2017

Although we could not see them as we watched today's  sodium valproate debate  via Parliament Live TV, the presence of three women -Janet Williams, Emma Murphy and...

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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt sends second letter to Epilepsy Society

19 October 2017

Epilepsy Society's chief executive, Clare Pelham, has welcomed a second letter from the Department of Health in response to her letter to health secretary Jeremy Hunt...

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Arlene Foster and DUP support Epilepsy Society sodium valproate campaign

18 October 2017

Arlene Foster, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party and First Minister of Northern Ireland has pledged her support for Epilepsy Society's campaign to ensure...


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