PURPLE DAY – MARCH 2013

There isn’t just one reason to hold an event for Purple Day, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now. Event details When: Tuesday 26 March 2013 Where: Nationwide About Purple Day Purple Day is the international day for epilepsy awareness. To celebrate this year, Epilepsy Action will quite literally … Continue reading PURPLE DAY – MARCH 2013

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Event: Epilepsy Action in Bristol – Treatment Options – 16th Feb, 2013

For More Information About This Event, Please Visit This Link: http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/involved/local-events/treatment-options When ? : 16 February, 2013 Time of Event: 12pm to 4pm Where ? : The Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Bristol, BS1 Cost of Event: £6 / £4 (cons) [box]CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKET FOR THIS EVENT IN BRISTOL[/box] This series of half day events … Continue reading Event: Epilepsy Action in Bristol – Treatment Options – 16th Feb, 2013

NHS TEDMEDLIVE – Bristol NHS Health Partners want to hear your views on upcoming changes

Bristol HealthPartners are keen to hear from the citizens of Bristol on what they think the biggest health challenges are for the city. Please could you forward this message/information to members of your patient groups. In partnership with TEDMED, Bristol Health Partners are running a TEDMEDLIVE conference in Bristol on April 18th and 19th and … Continue reading NHS TEDMEDLIVE – Bristol NHS Health Partners want to hear your views on upcoming changes

A Critical Time for Epilepsy in the UK

From the Epilepsy Action website : http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/involved/campaigns/a-critical-time Today Epilepsy Action has launched its new report, A Critical Time for epilepsy in England. The report shows that epilepsy health services in England are not good enough and vary in many areas. It also shows that many of the new organisations responsible for NHS services are not considering epilepsy … Continue reading A Critical Time for Epilepsy in the UK

Disability Bus Pass – Epilepsy Campaign

We need you on board with our bus campaign! Epilepsy Society is campaigning for changes to the disabled person’s bus pass – to include peak hours and a free companion travel pass, where needed. Click this link for all the info: http://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/NewGetInvolved/Awarenessraising/Campaigns/Bus The pass is a vital concession for people with epilepsy who have been refused … Continue reading Disability Bus Pass – Epilepsy Campaign

Report – Disability campaigner spits at #bristolmayor #LibDem candidate John Rogers, at a #HardestHit peaceful protest in Bristol

On Thursday 25th October, a peaceful #HardestHit protest took place during lunchtime, organised by the Bristol Disability Equality Forum , held outside the Council House in Bristol, UK - yesterday (Thursday 25th Oct 2012).But - a few disruptive things took place, and one of these was picked up by the local press (The Post) who posted … Continue reading Report – Disability campaigner spits at #bristolmayor #LibDem candidate John Rogers, at a #HardestHit peaceful protest in Bristol

Charities seek to safeguard disabled people’s benefits, says Epilepsy Society

News from Epilepsy Society UK: Epilepsy Society is urging newly appointed Government contractors to consider the needs of people with epilepsy when reassessing their disability benefits. The charity is part of the Disability Benefits Consortium which is encouraging the contractors to sign up to 10 pledgeswhich they believe will deliver a fair deal for those with a … Continue reading Charities seek to safeguard disabled people’s benefits, says Epilepsy Society

Take Epilepsy Action Campaign

Take epilepsy action is a national campaign to raise awareness among the general public of different kinds of seizures and appropriate first aid. Interested? To find out more about how you can get involved, contact the PR and campaigns team. Email action@epilepsy.org.uk or call Epilepsy Action on 0113 210 8889. The campaign will run for 12 months and target different … Continue reading Take Epilepsy Action Campaign