These pages are about women and epilepsy in the UK. If you are looking for information about women and epilepsy in another country, please contact your local epilepsy organisation.
NHS and HSC organisations
Health and Social Care (Northern Ireland)
NHS Direct (England)
Tel: 0845 4647 – gradually being replaced by NHS 111. Calls will be re-routed to NHS 111
NHS 24 (Scotland)
Tel: 08454 242424
NHS Direct Wales
Tel: 0845 4647
Family Planning Association
Tel: 0845 122 8690
Family Planning Association (Northern Ireland)
Tel: 0645 122 8687
National Osteoporosis Society
Tel: 0845 450 0230
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This resource is freely available as part of Epilepsy Action’s commitment to improving life for all those affected by epilepsy.
On average it costs £414 to produce an advice and information page – if you have valued using this resource, please text FUTURE to 70500 to donate £3 towards the cost of our future work. Terms and conditions. Thank you
Epilepsy Action wishes to thank Penny Burt, Nurse Specialist (Epilepsy), Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle for her contribution to this information. Penny has declared no conflict of interest.
This information has been produced under the terms of The Information Standard.
Updated August 2013To be reviewed August 2015