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Tegretol Prolonged Release stock in the UK

18 Oct 2021

We have heard that some pharmacies are having trouble getting stock of Tegretol (carbamazepine) Prolonged Release tablets.

Helping Hands awards: Michael Robertson

14 Oct 2021

Caitlyn nominated her fiancé Michael Robertson for a Helping Hands award. Here’s what she had to say:

“My epilepsy has become more severe with time; often I have been very close to death. I have tonic clonic seizures every day, at least 15 daily absence seizures and a new type of seizure where I am awake and jerking. It lasts for 20 minutes and I don’t breathe for majority of the time. I have these every other day.

Levetiracetam improves learning and memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy

12 Oct 2021

Levetiracetam has been found to improve cognitive functions, like learning and memory, in people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease who also have epileptic brain activity,

Helping Hands awards: Matthew Mulhall

7 Oct 2021

Matthew Mulhall is our latest Helping Hands awards winner.

Helping Hands awards: Minworth Junior & Infant School

6 Oct 2021

Daisy is six and was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy when she was three years old.

Partnership aims to establish research priorities for epilepsy

4 Oct 2021

A group of epilepsy charities, clinicians, researchers and people with epilepsy have joined forces to identify

Partnership aims to establish research priorities for epilepsy

4 Oct 2021

A group of epilepsy charities, clinicians, researchers and people with epilepsy have joined forces to identify

Helping Hands awards: Sarah Alliott

4 Oct 2021

Sarah Alliott is a pastoral head of year at Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School.