Talk About It Podcast : Episode 1

Link : https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/talk-about-it-4 Episode Info Actor Greg Grunberg (A Star Is Born, Star Wars, Star Trek, Heroes, Alias) takes the Talk About It organization to the next level with this brand new podcast! In this episode, he sits down with filmmakers such as director JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek) and celebrities that use their […]

Facebook Live – January 16th 2019 : “A Mind Unraveled” with Kurt Eichenwald

Watch this Facebook Live – on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 8:00 pm. ET The epilepsy journey can be a traumatic experience, especially when people are not given correct information or do not see an epilepsy specialist. Myths, misbeliefs, and lack of knowledge all contribute to the misperceptions and negative life experiences faced by so many […]

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. Podcast Duration: 1 Hour Podcast Recorded: November 2012 Podcast Recorded at: Bristol Epilepsy Support Group Monthly Meeting MORE […]

Epilepsy Foundation Pipeline Conference 2018

Every two years, the Epilepsy Foundation of America, holds its Pipeline Conference to bring together decision-makers with a stake in the field of epilepsy treatment, therapeutic innovation, and product development. This exciting meeting provides a forum for surveying new therapies in development, exploring future advancements, and encouraging collaborations and partnerships. The Pipeline Conference take’s place February […]

Sarah’s Epilepsy Fundraising Story

Sarah Reid – is an inspiration and a member of the Bristol Epilepsy Support Group, in Bristol, England. In spite of undergoing surgery for left temporal lobe epilepsy this year at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, Sarah has still managed to fundraise relentlessly for the five charities closest to her heart: Epilepsy Society, Young Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Young […]

News: Pregnant Women ‘Unaware’ of Epilepsy Drug Risks

Updated: 27th Feb, 2013 Watch on BBC iPlayer, BBC Inside Out London : Dr Rosemary Leonard asks if GPs are failing to warn their pregnant patients about the risks of one of the UK’s most widely-used epileptic drugs. Link to Watch BBC iPlayer : http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01qzfrp/Inside_Out_London_25_02_2013/ [hr] From BBC London NEWS : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-21523434 By Zack Adesina – BBC Inside […]

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 […]

Sarah Reid: How my Daughter Layla (age 7) wrote a book

Sarah Reid (Bristol Epilepsy Support Group member) explains how her seven-year-old daughter Layla has written a book, “Epilepsy for Kids”, for children who have a family member with Epilepsy, Epilepsy for Kids by Layla Reid, published by Pomegranate Books, Bristol £6.50 (p&p free for limited period). (or CLICK HERE – to buy Epilepsy for Kids by […]