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What one piece of advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed?

In September 2018, we asked our Facebook community what was the one piece of advice they would want to give to someone who had just been diagnosed with epilepsy.

The impact of Support Workers: Hugh's story

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.

Seizures: 'like someone has stolen a second from your life'

Our marketing assistant, Helen Skipworth, discusses how simply saying 'I have epilepsy' is only half the battle when it comes to explaining the condition and how it actually feels to have a seizure. 

 

Report shows GPs need more support to treat people with epilepsy

Last week, the Neurological Alliance published a report showing that a majority of general practitioners across the UK feel that the health service is not up to scratch for people with neurological conditions, and that doctors in primary care would benefit from further training.

 

Facebook post highlights misunderstandings around epilepsy

Our channel marketing manager, Carl Charlesworth, discusses how one post on Epilepsy Society's Facebook page highlighted how hard it really is to live with epilepsy. 

 

Epilepsy terminology on Facebook

Epilepsy Society's Stella Pearson looks back at our series of Facebook posts on epilepsy terminology and discusses comments and feedback from supporters.

A look back at the blogs on seizures

Epilepsy Society's Ben O'Keefe looks back on his video blog series on seizures and analyses the comments and feedback from supporters.

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