Take Part In Epilepsy Research ! – at Exeter University

Do you have lived experience of #Epilepsy, or care for somebody that does? Come to the workshop on Wed 21st March, held at #Exeter University - to help us develop a new approach to #Epilepsy Surgery using mathematical modelling to understand where #Seizures start and how they spread throughout the #Brain .  Here's the info… Continue reading Take Part In Epilepsy Research ! – at Exeter University

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Bristol University Neuroscience Festival 2018

Bristol University Neuroscience Festival 2018

Friday 23rd March  - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm  - Great Hall, Wills Building, Park St Come and talk to scientists, investigate interactive exhibits and hands-on activities lead by scientists, explore the ‘Evolution of the brain’ and ‘Brain Art’ exhibitions and much more. Find out about current Neuroscience research through state of the art research… Continue reading Bristol University Neuroscience Festival 2018

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

PODCAST: Episode 4 – EPILEPSY AND WOMEN

Dr/Consultant Howard Faulkner, is a Epilepsy Neuro-Consultant in Bristol. In this podcast recording, Dr Faulkner talks about WOMEN AND EPILEPSY, providing a great insight and information in how Epilepsy and Seizures effect the female body, at all ages. [mejsaudio src="http://archive.org/download/Episode4WomenAndEpilepsy.APodcastFromBristolEpilepsyUk/ep4_womenandepilepsy_nov2012.output.mp3"] Podcast Duration: 1 Hour Podcast Recorded: November 2012 Podcast Recorded at: Bristol Epilepsy Support Group Monthly… Continue reading PODCAST: Episode 4 – EPILEPSY AND WOMEN

Warning over cuts to free bus pass for disabled in the uk

News from AGE UK website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/latest-news/warning-over-free-bus-pass-funding/ Urban transport authority bosses have issued a warning about funding for the free bus pass for disabled , and elderly. Transport chiefs from the country's largest provincial cities say funding the scheme means spending on other transport services could face a cut of 75% in 10 years' time because although… Continue reading Warning over cuts to free bus pass for disabled in the uk

PODCAST: Episode 3 – MEMORY

This is episode 3 of the Epilepsy UK Podcast. It was recorded at the monthly Epilepsy Support Group meeting held in Bristol, United Kingdom, on October 2012. In this episode - we hear from Dr Margaret Newson, Clinical Neuropsychologist at Frenchay NHS Hospital (in Bristol), who will discuss Epilepsy and its impact on Memory. Episode… Continue reading PODCAST: Episode 3 – MEMORY

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