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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Epilepsy Survey for Women

New survey launched to find out how aware women and girls are of the risks around sodium valproate ​Data will be presented to public hearing into the medication in September Last survey showed 20 per cent  of women taking sodium valproate were not aware of the risks Take part in our survey and help provide vital information for public [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]