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Epilepsy Action news

Beth Dobbin and Imogen Clark – new ambassadors

24 September 2018

Epilepsy Action is proud to welcome two new ambassadors for the charity, record breaking sportswomen Beth Dobbin,...

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Celebrities supporting epilepsy

19 September 2018

Hollywood actor Tom Hardy has joined other famous faces from the world of film, TV, fashion, literature, art and...

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No-deal Brexit: access to epilepsy medicines

24 August 2018 What’s happened?

The government has released more information about the possible impact of a no-deal Brexit on the...

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Need for research

14 June 2018

Epilepsy Action chief executive Philip Lee spoke to Metro Online about Billy Caldwell's fight to get epilepsy...

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Epilepsy Action awards

24 May 2018

The Epilepsy Action Awards took place for the first time in May, at the Leeds Civic Hall in Leeds. The ceremony...

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From the helpline

15 May 2018

By Diane, one of our small team of advice and information officers

I've worked on the...

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Purple Day in Parliament

17 April 2018

March 26th is a big day for the epilepsy community. Since it was established in 2008 by a young Canadian girl,...

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Leading nurse specialist wins prestigious Epilepsy Action award

12 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that our trustees have chosen Dr Janine Winterbottom as the recipient of our most...

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Rob's story

22 March 2018

They often say dogs are a man's best friend. And there was no finer example of this than the bond between Rob and...

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Time Well Spent with Epilepsy

07 March 2018

Epilepsy Action trustee Stephen Timewell has published his third book - 'Time Well Spent with Epilepsy'....

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