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Gina believes that her epilepsy helped her to embrace new career opportunities

Gina Strudwick, a hair stylist, artist and author from Plymouth, believes she never would have got back into enjoying art or writing if it wasn't for her epilepsy.

Induction into Epilepsy Society

Our Communications Officer, Rhia, gives an insight into induction at Epilepsy Society.

Me and My Shadow scheme launches on International Women's Day

Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.

Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.

Top tips for working with epilepsy

Our channel marketing manager, Carl Charlesworth, gives some helpful tips for people with epilepsy who are already working or are starting work.

 

Work and employment

Whether someone’s epilepsy affects their work depends on whether they have seizures, what their seizures are like and how often these happen. It also depends on the type of work they do, and any risks that having seizures at work might bring.

 

Survey suggests employers should provide information and training on epilepsy to reduce stigma

stigma

A YouGov survey of over 2,000 people has found that over a quarter (26 per cent) of people working in Great Britain would be concerned about working with a colleague with epilepsy. 

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