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New BBC play tells story of young mum with epilepsy

Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick has a short, wavy, brown bob.

Tune into BBC Radio 4 on 1 June at 2.15pm for Louise Monaghan's new BBC drama Slipping through Time, about a young mum with epilepsy.

Game of Thrones star tackles epilepsy

Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick has a brown, wavy bob. She is looking pensive.

Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick will be back on our screens this summer as Meera Reed in the penultimate season of the hit tv series. But first she takes on a very different role as a young mum with epilepsy in a new BBC Radio 4 drama, Slipping through Time (1 June 2.15pm). Here Ellie explains how the two roles have more in common than might seem obvious.

Slipping through time

Playwright Louise Monaghan talks about her new play, Slipping through Time, which follows the story of a young mum with epilepsy.

 

Public lack confidence in supporting people with epilepsy - new poll shows

Head and shoulder shots of Jennie Jacques, Leon Legge and Lewis HIne who are challenging pe0ople to #explain epilepsy

A new poll has revealed that there is a worrying lack of public confidence in knowing how to help someone who is having a seizure.

Human figures celebrate Epilepsy Society's 125th birthday

one hundred and 25 residents, family, friends and staff gathered on the grass at Epilepsy Society to form a huge number 125 in celebration of the charity's 125th birthday

Marking time: one hundred and 25 residents, family, friends and staff gathered on the grass at Epilepsy Society to form a huge number 125 in celebration of the charity's 125th birthday. The human figures were photographed at the centre in Chalfont St Peter by a drone in between the showers on Bank Holiday Monday.

Maternal obesity and epilepsy - research suggests possible links

Woman checks her weight, standing on the weighing scales.

Epilepsy Society's medical director, Professor Ley Sander says research linking maternal obesity to epilepsy should be treated with caution and seen in the wider context.

Students design winning vest to detect seizures

The two Loughborough students who designed seizure detection vest, standing side by side at the award ceremony. Both are in brown suits.

Two 16-year-old students win award for designing a wearable vest to help detect epileptic seizures.

Epilepsy Society prepares for annual conference

Audience at the conference annual conference

Epilepsy Society is preparing for our annual conference, Epilepsy: past, present and future on Saturday 18 March at Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London.

Survey shows patient experience of neurology services - including epilepsy - has deteriorated

Graphic illustrating the number of times a patient sees GP before referral to neurologist

Survey shows patient experience of neurology services - including epilepsy - has deteriorated in the last two years.

 

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