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Turning epilepsy on its head

Epilepsy Society's content manager Nicola Swanborough explains how BBC Three's 'What not to say to someone with epilepsy' will do much to smash the stigma around the condition.

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Father's Day without James

Our Vice President John Hirst discusses losing his son to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) in 2002 and the effect it's had on his Father's Day.

 

Cellist makes emotional return to stage to raise money for Epilepsy Society

Cellist Anna Frazer is holding her cello and looking at son, William, who is sitting beside her.

When cellist Anna Frazer played her first concerto with a full orchestra at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on Saturday, it was an emotional moment for both her and her family.

Epilepsy Society says huge thank you to local volunteers

Epilepsy Society residents participating in a game

This week Epilepsy Society is celebrating the team of 40 plus volunteers who regularly support and enrich the lives of the residents at our centre in Chalfont St Peter.

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.

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