General election 2024

With the general election on 4 July 2024, we have rounded up the issues that affect the 630,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK.

You can help put epilepsy on the political agenda.

Find out how
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Help us support people like Andy

After his epilepsy diagnosis, Andy worried he was a burden and his mental health started to get worse.

That was until he found Epilepsy Action.

He found the right support and was able to regain that independence.

Andy got his life back.

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Learn seizure first aid

It doesn’t have to be scary. All you have to do is CARE.


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Living with epilepsy

Having epilepsy can have an impact on many parts of your life.

We have advice and information on everything from driving to planning a family.

Explore living with epilepsy

Volunteer with us

Have you got what it takes to be a befriender?

If you are a good listener, able to show empathy and understanding as well as able to spot the positive things in life – you’d be perfect for this role

Become a befriender
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Get involved!

You can make a difference for people with epilepsy.

Whether you want to donate, fundraise with us or volunteer your time, here are ways you can support our work.

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Your epilepsy

This brochure gives an overview of epilepsy, living with epilepsy and the support you can get from Epilepsy Action.