Submitted by helen-skipworth on Fri, 20/01/2017 - 16:09
Vauxhall's OnStar service came to the rescue in an emergency situation when John Cook found himself in a desperate situation due to his epilepsy.
Submitted by helen-skipworth on Fri, 20/01/2017 - 13:38
Professor Martin Elliott, Professor of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCL & Medical Director at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children stressed the importance of further research into Sudden Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) during his lecture, 'Sudden death in the young: A terrible waste' at the Museum of London on 18th January 2017.
Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:51
Dr Eleanor Tillett, an honorary consultant in sports and exercise medicine at The Institute for Sport, Exercise and Health, University College Hospital, London, gives some tips and advice on sports, exercise and being physically active.
Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Wed, 04/01/2017 - 08:51
In this blog Trudy tells us why she started running and discusses the positive effects of exercise for both increased seizure control and quality of life.
Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Tue, 15/11/2016 - 12:57
In this blog Peter Palmer's family discuss how they decided to remember his life and help fund our epilepsy research at the same time.
Submitted by helen-skipworth on Wed, 09/11/2016 - 15:21
Pippa Harris, manager at Epilepsy Society's coffee shop, explains how she first got involved with the charity.
Submitted by helen-skipworth on Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:00
Our marketing assistant, Helen Skipworth, discuses how a little awareness among colleagues can go a long way.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Fri, 14/10/2016 - 13:47
The idea that environment influences the health of people with epilepsy is not a new one. Epilepsy Society headquarters was founded in 1894 in the Buckinghamshire countryside precisely for that reason. The founders of the charity and 'colony' as it was then known, believed that outdoor activity was the key to maximising the health and potential of the people with epilepsy that came to live at the centre in Chalfont St Peter.
Submitted by helen-skipworth on Tue, 20/09/2016 - 14:22
Hugh, aged 65, has lived with epilepsy all his life following complications from meningitis when he was a baby. He now lives in Milton House, one of our six residential homes at the Chalfont Centre in Buckinghamshire.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Fri, 02/09/2016 - 16:20
An A grade in GCSE maths is an achievement in anyone's books, but Joseph Fry's story makes it even more special. He is only nine years old and has had epilepsy for two years.