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Jockey Walter Swinburn in the stables with a horse who is nuzzling into his neck. Walter is wearing a blue baseball cap.

Epilepsy Society pays tribute to Walter Swinburn

13 December 2016

Epilepsy Society has paid tribute to legendary jockey Walter Swinburn who has died at the age of 55.

Our CEO Clare Pelham writes letter to the editor in The Times

Flynn Pharma responds to Clare Pelham's letter in The Times

9 December 2016

The UK-based pharmaceutical company Flynn Pharma Ltd has written to Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham to reassure her that they do not foresee any...

Our CEO Clare Pelham writes letter to the editor in The Times

Epilepsy Society's CEO Clare Pelham tackles Pfizer in The Times

9 December 2016

A letter in today's Times (9 December 2016) from Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham calls on drug company Pfizer to give people with epilepsy a hard and...

Chief executive Clare Pelham

Drug firms should blush at up to 2,600 per cent price rise to NHS

7 December 2016

Epilepsy Society's new chief executive Clare Pelham stresses  need for a balance in the price the NHS is charged for drugs as Pfizer is  fined a record £84.2 million...

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Tackling sleep problems in epilepsy with CBT

2 December 2016

Can't sleep? Dr Hugh Selsick looks at how cognitive behavioural therapy may be the answer to your insomnia.

Epilepsy Society's new chief executive Clare Pelham is standing in her office beside a bookcase of files. She is wearing a red skirt and pale blue shirt.

Epilepsy Society appoints new chief executive

30 November 2016

The UK’s leading epilepsy medical research charity, Epilepsy Society, appoints Clare Pelham as its new chief executive.

Pharmacist dispensing  epilepsy medication

Could a once-a-fortnight epilepsy drug be just what the doctor will order?

29 November 2016

A long-lasting pill that releases its medicine for two weeks after being swallowed, has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of conditions including epilepsy...

Georgia Tye is holding up one of the 'Be Epilepsy Aware' sleeves for a takeaway cup

Takeaway cup raises epilepsy awareness

23 November 2016

Having a takeaway coffee or tea could help raise awareness about epilepsy thanks to 24-year-old Georgia Tye from Norwich.

Professor Ley Sander receiving an award for neurology in India.

Professor Ley Sander wins top neurology award in India

22 November 2016

Congratulations to our medical director, Ley Sander, who has just been presented with the Professor Baldev Singh Oration Award in recognition of his outstanding work...

Outline of a face in white on a blue background. This is the icon for the EpSMon app

NHS backs epilepsy app

16 November 2016

Epilepsy Society welcomes the inclusion of an epilepsy self-management tool, EpSMon, as one of only eight innovations to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA)...


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