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What does the draft NICE recommendation on cannabidiol/ CBD (Epidyolex) mean for people with epilepsy?

23 August 2019 What has happened?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have made an initial decision not to...

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Brexit and epilepsy – where are we now?

14 August 2019

The recent change of Prime Minister in the UK is relevant to people with epilepsy for many reasons. One of the most...

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What does the draft NICE cannabis-based medicines guidance mean for people with epilepsy?

12 August 2019 What is the draft NICE cannabis-based medicines guidance?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (...

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Thank you!

26 June 2019

We know that heading out and about can be worrying if there’s a chance you’ll have a seizure in a public place....

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Epilepsy Action Northern Ireland Community Arts Partnership

16 April 2019

How would you describe the journey your epilepsy has taken you on? A group of people in Northern Ireland have been...

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What does the Serious Shortage Protocol mean for people with epilepsy?

28 March 2019 What is the serious shortage protocol?

The serious shortage protocol (SSP) gives pharmacists additional powers to...

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Giving children with epilepsy a voice

26 March 2019

What does epilepsy mean to you? How does it affect you? How do seizures feel? It can be hard to find the words to...

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Our new study on UK attitudes towards epilepsy

14 February 2019

What does the UK public understand about epilepsy? And what kind of attitudes do they have towards people with the...

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What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement debate could mean for people with epilepsy

10 January 2019 What's happened?

Yesterday (09/01/2019) the UK Parliament started to debate the government's Brexit 'Withdrawal...

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Epilepsy and the NHS Long Term Plan

07 January 2019

NHS England has published its Long Term Plan. The plan sets out the aims and priorities of the NHS for the next 10...

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