Why Epilepsy Action?

Find out what it means to be a national charity committed to supporting a better life for everyone affected by epilepsy.


Holly has benefitted from Epilepsy Action's befriending service

We are here because we believe that every person with epilepsy deserves to feel supported and reassured. No-one deserves to be alone and isolated.

Looking into the impact we are having across the UK helps us to see the crucial difference we are making, as well as showing the areas we can grow to support even more people.

Achieving measurable and meaningful impact is important to us, and we are continuing to grow our services in order to inspire everyone about the lives that are being transformed!


A world without limits for people with epilepsy.

Our 2030 strategy has landed. Find out about our plans for 2024-2030

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How we are run

Our council members represent the views of people affected by epilepsy when it comes to creating new policies, priorities and strategies and much more.

Council member Jane Riley
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As an Epilepsy Action member, you’ll enjoy lots of special benefits.

  • Tailored information to match your needs
  • Epilepsy Today magazine
  • Exclusive emails full of inspiring stories
  • Personal accident insurance
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Trusts and Foundations

Donations from Trusts and Foundations are a vital source of income to help people affected by epilepsy.

Find out how your donation could make a difference.

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International epilepsy organisations:

International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)

An organisation of laypersons and professionals interested in the medical and non-medical aspects of epilepsy.

International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)

A global professional non-profit international organisation, and a non-governmental organisation in official relations with the World Health Organisation

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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.

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