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russell house

Our large, modern, purpose-built house is home to adults with epilepsy combined with multiple learning disabilities.

queen elizabeth house

Queen Elizabeth House is our only nursing-led service. Staff are energetic, flexible, and think outside the box. We train them on both verbal and non-verbal communication, and in basic clinical skills where they learn how to distinguish and report seizures. Providing assistance to residents with physical disabilities, our staff use manual handling aids such as hoists.

Consultation launched on whether tax treatment of charities needs reform

Logo for the NCVO which is white lettering on a purple background

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 - needs to be reformed.

Garden shines spotlight on epilepsy at Chelsea Flower Show

A 3D drawing of how the Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden will look t Chelsea Flower Show

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 condition on a new platform.

Epilepsy Society responds to claims around the national minimum wage

A support worker sits on a couch with a resident, reading with him

Epilepsy Society responds to claims around the national minimum wage paid to its workers.

Epilepsy Society praises Government decision to review handling of concerns around sodium valproate

Jeremy Hunt is wearing a blue suit and addressing parliament at Prime Minister's Questions.

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 system has handled the concerns of patients in its care and make certain that lessons are learned and history does not repeat itself.

Me and My Shadow scheme launches on International Women's Day

Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.

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

Alfie Dingley is happy and smiling with his mum Hannah Deacon. Hannah has a woollencloche hat on and she is resting her head on Alfie's.

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

Infographic showing a pregnant woman and a girl and asking whether they are taking sodium valproate. The woman is outlined in white and the girl in purple. The foetus is in red as babies exposed to sodium valproate can be at risk

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 Agency (EMA).

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