Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Consultation launched on whether tax treatment of charities needs reform
15 March 2018
The Charity Tax Commission has launched a consultation seeking views on whether and how the tax treatment of charities - estimated to be worth around £3.7bn a year -...
Garden shines spotlight on epilepsy at Chelsea Flower Show
13 March 2018
For the first time ever, Epilepsy Society is sponsoring a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, designed to shine a spotlight on epilepsy and raise awareness of the...
Epilepsy Society praises Government decision to review handling of concerns around sodium valproate
21 February 2018
Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has praised the Government's decision to announce a forward-looking review that will address the way the healthcare...
Me and My Shadow scheme launches on International Women's Day
20 February 2018
Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.
Epilepsy Society reacts to family's quest to give son medical cannabis oil
19 February 2018
Epilepsy Society's medical director Professor Ley Sander reacts to the plight of a family who want their little boy to be prescribed medical cannabis oil.
EMA publishes recommendations on sodium valproate
12 February 2018
New measures to avoid the exposure of unborn babies to the epilepsy drug, sodium valproate have been announced by the safety committee of the European Medicines...
Coronation Street raises more issues around epilepsy
9 February 2018
Epilepsy Society has been pleased to work once again with the production team at ITV's Coronation Street on the plot involving the Street's bad boy David Platt.
Risk of oral clefts increased for babies exposed to topiramate
5 February 2018
Latest research from the US has shown that babies born to women with epilepsy who are taking the medication topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy, are at...
Epilepsy surgeon dedicated to women's suffrage
5 February 2018
Today, as we mark 100 years since parliament passed an act giving some women the right to vote, we celebrate the life of Victor Horsley, pioneering epilepsy surgeon...