People with Epilepsy are set to loose out on PIP from 2013

Now that the transfer from DLA to PIP is pretty much a done deal, with a few more tweaks likely - but otherwise leaving up to half a million of us with Epilepsy and other Disability's out in the cold with a loss of vital benefits. It's not rocket science to see that many of … Continue reading People with Epilepsy are set to loose out on PIP from 2013

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