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

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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 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