Live Webcast – END EPILEPSY

Join Hollywood Star Wars actor Greg Grunberg and a host of stars, musicians and celebrities including Sam Downie, for the END EPILEPSY live webcast raising awareness for Epilepsy and Seizures. From 21:00 GMT at http://www.epilepsy.com on Saturday 9th November 2019

NEWS ALERT 🚨 : Some AED Medications Recalled

Please visit : https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/fmd-alert-class-2-mdr-123-05-19?cachebust=1561646198#Product-table Certain batches of three medicines for Parkinson's, epilepsy and blood clots are being recalled in the UK, and patients are being asked to arrange a new prescription via their GP. The affected prescription-only medicines are : Neupro Vimpat Clexane with a B & S Healthcare label, the UK's medicine regulator said. … Continue reading NEWS ALERT 🚨 : Some AED Medications Recalled

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

Notes for Meeting: 2nd October 2018

Here are some notes and links to what we are talking about on this month's Bristol #Epilepsy Support Group meeting: DWP STOP accepting new Universal Credit claims from people on PIP and revert back to legacy system https://universalcreditsuffer.com/2018/09/30/dwp-stop-accepting-new-universal-credit-claims-from-people-on-pip-and-revert-back-to-legacy-system/ Epilepsy Society Conference 2018 - report back https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/annual-conference-1 Epilepsy Foundation of America & Talk About It: talk … Continue reading Notes for Meeting: 2nd October 2018

Blue Badge Gov Consultation 2018

People with hidden disabilities could enjoy new freedom with blue badge changes. Consultation expanding the Blue Badge criteria released. People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman today (21 January 2018). The proposals, which would herald the most significant changes since the blue badge … Continue reading Blue Badge Gov Consultation 2018

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 … Continue reading Sarah’s Epilepsy Fundraising Story

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