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national epilepsy week (14-20 may 2018) #epilepsyhero

Read more about what Epilepsy Society did over National Epilepsy Week 2018 below.

This National Epilepsy Week we’re recruiting superheroes! Grab your cape and sign up for one of our summer challenges. Whatever your age or ability, there’s a mission for you. Become an epilepsy hero and let’s fight epilepsy together.

Clare Pelham comments on new sodium valproate regulations

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

Our CEO Clare Pelham, a member of the Sodium Valproate Expert Working Group, commented on the news of the new regulations surrounding sodium valproate.

Charity tells health secretary new drug regulations could fail without public campaign

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

Epilepsy Society today welcomes new regulatory measures to stop babies being born with avoidable disabilities after being exposed to the drug, sodium valproate, in the womb.But the charity cautions that unless the regulations are backed by a public communications campaign, the long-fought-for measures may not reach those women and girls who have no option but to take the drug.

Poster campaign raises awareness of epilepsy on public transport

Tom in TFL's poster at London Waterloo station

This week, for the first time ever, epilepsy is featuring as part of a high profile poster campaign across London's underground and bus networks.

Children plant a better future

Two boys stand in the sunshine by a fence smiling in Plant-for-the-Planet tshirts

Children from four Buckinghamshire primary schools visited Epilepsy Society to plant a hedge as part of a Plant-for-the-Planet project.

Epilepsy Society welcomes new measures to ensure no babies are exposed to sodium valproate during pregnancy

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

Epilepsy Society's chief executive Clare Pelham has called today's announcement of new regulatory measures around sodium valproate, 'a landmark moment for all women who have ever been prescribed the epilepsy drug.'

steps

STEPS supports people with epilepsy who live in their own homes in the community. Staff help clients maintain tenancy and independent living by providing care with a person-centred approach. Support can include help with personal care routines and physical assistance with daily tasks.

Croft Cottage

The Croft Cottage is a community based unit that provides a small homely environment for adults who have transitioned from children’s to adult services.

greene house

Greene House aims to make residents feel valued and respected in a happy and friendly atmosphere, providing personal and social care in a person-centred way. Dedicated to supporting the individual dreams of residents, employees are involved in a broad range of activities.

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