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29 September 2016
  • There are around 26,000 adults in Wales living with epilepsy
  • 88 epilepsy nurses are needed in Wales to provide adequate care for people with epilepsy. Currently, there are only nine

Epilepsy charity, Epilepsy Action Cymru, is leading the call for more epilepsy specialist nurses in Wales. The charity launched the campaign ‘Epilepsy Nurses: Quality, Value, Care’ with an event at the Senned on Wednesday 28 September.

22 September 2016

New guidance has warned that some medicines, including some for epilepsy, may reduce how well one type of emergency contraceptive (morning after) pill works.

1 September 2016

A 30-year-old woman was asked to leave an EasyJet flight to Greece after she had a tonic-clonic seizure while boarding the plane at Gatwick airport on 31 August.

17 August 2016

When Stephen Timewell documented his major seizures over 22 years, he wasn’t expecting that he would see them represented as art on the walls of London’s galleries