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14 October 2016

After getting diagnosed with epilepsy, Megan thought there was no one else like her. But when she attended her first Epilepsy Action coffee and chat group with her mum, it was like a weight was lifted

7 October 2016

StormontNorthern Ireland Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has committed to investigating the ‘merit in creating a database for epilepsy’. 

3 October 2016

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the manufacturer of retigabine (brand name Trobalt), has announced it will permanently stop making this medicine from June 2017.

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.