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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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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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