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Answering some questions about childhood epilepsy to mark Purple Day 2019

26 Mar 2019

For over 10 years, on 26 of March we have marked Purple Day, the international epilepsy awareness day. This is always a powerful day, full of unity, inspiration and information. It allows people to show their support for everyone living with epilepsy, share their experiences of the condition and raise some money and awareness.

Epilepsy Action update on cannabis-based medicines in the UK

10 Oct 2018

Epilepsy Action senior policy and campaigns officer Sam Mountney provides an update on the current situation with cannabis-based medicines in the UK


"Medicinal cannabis is never far away from the news at the moment. We said we’d follow this issue closely on behalf of the epilepsy community so here’s our take on what’s happened so far and what is happening next.

Busting myths, spreading information and building confidence: casting the spotlight on the Epilepsy Action Helpline for Purple Day

23 Mar 2018

It’s not a surprise that if you have never come across a particular medical condition, you are unlikely to know much about it. Particularly if it’s a rare one. It’s actually quite logical really.

And epilepsy is notoriously one of those conditions which is quite poorly understood by the general public.

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