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16 September 2014

BBC Radio 5 Live on epilepsy and memory loss

Epilepsy and memory loss were in the spotlight today (16 September) with  BBC Radio 5 Live presenter, Tony Livesey dedicating more than half an hour of his programme to the issue and how people can tackle the everyday difficulties it presents.

Speaking to Epilepsy Society's neuro psychologist Dr Sallie Baxendale, who is researching the problem, and  Emma Johnstone and Tina Thompson,  who both have memory problems as a result of their epilepsy, he listened as they shared their practical ways of coping with it.

Learn more about Emma's story (opens new window) or read her blog.