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 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 helen-skipworth on Wed, 31/08/2016 - 16:09
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.
Submitted by helen-skipworth on Thu, 25/08/2016 - 15:27
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.
Submitted by carl-charlesworth on Fri, 19/08/2016 - 09:35
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.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Thu, 28/04/2016 - 10:02
The Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Unit (TDMU) at Epilepsy Society's headquarters in Chalfont St Peter has been awarded accreditation by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS).