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Government no-deal Brexit plans to safeguard medicines welcomed

Health minister Matt Hancock is wearing a mid-blue jacket and matching tie. He is leaning back and smiling happily

Epilepsy Society has welcomed Government plans to ensure that patients in the UK - including those with epilepsy - will be able to access a consistent supply of their medications in the event of a no-deal Brexit in March 2019.

Mel's story

Mel talks about her experience from being first diagnosed with epilepsy, to becoming pregnant and seeking treatment and support from Epilepsy Society at our Sir William Gowers medical centre.

Epilepsy Society's staff and a half raise money to support people with epilepsy

Six members of Team Purple - all women here - are wearing their purple Epilepsy Society t-shirts. They are standing in a tight group and smiling at the camera.

Fourteen members of Epilepsy Society's staff run, abseil, swim or walk to help raise money for research and for supporting people with epilepsy.

GP practice could close after failure to warn women of risks around sodium valproate

Double fronted two story building that houses Staunton Group Practice. The building is glass fronted.

A GP practice in London could be closed down after inspectors found that staff had failed to warn women of the risks around the epilepsy medication sodium valproate during pregnancy.

Epilepsy Society-based neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale wins international award

Neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale has shoulder length blonde hair, parted in the middle. She is looking directly at the camera and appears warm and friendly.

Neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale, based at Epilepsy Society, has scooped a prestigious international award for the significant difference she has made to the treatment and care of people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Society responds to reports of medicine stockpiling in advance of Brexit

Image shows a selection of anti-epileptic medications in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes

Epilepsy Society responds to media reports around stockpiling drugs in case there are supply problems following a possible hard Brexit.

My journey on the ketogenic diet - part 4

Sharon Ross is trying the ketogenic diet in an attempt to control her seizures.  In her final blog she tells us whether or not she will continue with it.

Epilepsy Society welcomes Government decision to relax licensing of medicinal cannabis

A government decision to relax the licensing laws around cannabis-derived medicinal products has been welcome by Epilepsy Society.

Protein found in worms helps to stop seizure activity

The two-tone blue infographic shows a pen made from a chromosome and illustrates in an abstract way the delivery of a harmless virus ninto the brain.

Exciting new research that involves using a protein in worms to suppress seizures, could spell hope in the future for thousands of people with epilepsy.

Sporting success for team Phoenix Fire at national Boccia finals

Boccia team Phoenix Fire captured in a final coaching moment with Artur P (coach), Katy N , Chris J, Shirley B (team captain) & Martin E (out of shot)

Epilepsy Society's team were "on fire" as they reached the UK national Boccia finals.

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