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

This section highlights our future ambitions and the impact we are having on the lives of people with epilepsy and those who support them.

It also introduces our trustees and explains how we are governed.

A world without limits for people with epilepsy.

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

Read our strategy

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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Info on the APPG for Epilepsy

Epilepsy Action are co-secretariats for The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Epilepsy is a group of MPs and Peers who have an interest in epilepsy. They represent all political parties.

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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