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of everyone affected by epilepsy

 

Become a member of Epilepsy Action

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Join the fight for a better future

You can join the fight for a better future by becoming an Epilepsy Action member today. As well as knowing you’re helping others affected by epilepsy, you’ll also get a range of benefits for yourself.

Epilepsy Action is the UK’s biggest epilepsy movement. We want to live in a society that better understands the challenges of life with epilepsy. A society in which people with epilepsy are treated with fairness and respect and can get the healthcare they need.

Join us today – because together we’re stronger than epilepsy!

The benefits of being an Epilepsy Action member

Epilepsy Today magazine
Your exclusive member’s magazine includes an inspiring collection of research findings, treatment news, features and interviews.

Personal Accident Insurance*
You are covered by an exclusive personal accident insurance policy for claims worth up to £1,000, including injury as a result of a seizure where there are visible signs of an injury.

Get more information on full details of cover.

Reductions for members
All our events and conferences have special member rates.

Membership card
Request a plain membership card, or our epilepsy identity card, which includes first aid advice and your emergency contact details.

Voting rights
Voting rights at the Epilepsy Action annual general meeting – your chance to determine how we improve the lives of people affected by epilepsy.

Become a member today!

*Insurance only available to UK citizens aged 84 or younger at time of joining.

How much does a year's membership cost?

Standard membership - £20 (reduced rate* £12)

International membership - £45 (for anyone with an address outside the UK)

Online-only membership - £17 (all the same benefits but you access your magazines online)

or you can get lifetime membership for £375**

Become a member today!

*For UK students, pensioners and those in receipt of state benefits (excluding tax credits)
**Life membership includes continual exclusive personal accident insurance for claims worth up to £1,000, including injury as a result of a seizure, where there are visible signs of injury. As the insurance policy is renewed annual we reserve the right to amend or remove cover in the future, however will inform you before changes are made.

Membership for professionals

Professional membership is for health, social care and education professionals caring for people with epilepsy. It is also for anyone with an advanced or academic interest in epilepsy.

As a professional member of Epilepsy Action, you can expect the following benefits:

Seizure – the European Journal of Epilepsy
Seizure is the international forum for peer-reviewed papers on epilepsy, its social impact and epilepsy research. Published 10 times a year, a subscription normally costs over £400, but online access is free as part of your professional membership of Epilepsy Action.

Epilepsy Professional magazine
A quarterly journal written for and by epilepsy professionals. Epilepsy Professional is packed with news on epilepsy research, treatment and care.

Epilepsy Today magazine
Our exclusive member’s magazine includes an inspiring collection of research findings, treatment news, features and interviews.

Personal Accident Insurance*
Members are covered by an exclusive personal accident insurance policy for claims worth up to £1,000.
*Insurance only available to UK citizens aged 84 or younger at time of joining.

Discounted conferences
Get special rates on Epilepsy Action events and conferences for professionals and on conferences and events run by other organisations.

Voting rights
Voting rights at the Epilepsy Action annual general meeting – your chance to determine how we improve the lives of people affected by epilepsy.

UK professional membership costs just £50 a year.
International professional membership is £70 a year (for anyone with an address outside the UK).

Become a professional member

The difference that members make

When you become a member of Epilepsy Action you join a community of people with a shared vision - a better future for everyone living with epilepsy.

A future in which more people can find support locally and live in a society that understands the challenges of life with epilepsy. A future in which more people can live their lives free from seizures.

We fight for high quality, accessible epilepsy healthcare services, so that people with epilepsy have the support they need to manage their condition.

We fight for a wider awareness and understanding of epilepsy, so that people living with the condition are treated with fairness and respect.

By joining Epilepsy Action today you can be part of the fight for that better future! Together we really can help each other to live better with epilepsy.

Make a difference, become a member

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