Face coverings – such as non-medical cloth or fabric face masks – are safe for the majority of people with epilepsy, experts say.
UPDATE (9 July 2020): Since the original story, the government has issued an apology to families affected by the public health scandals around the medical products sodium valproate, Primodos and pelvic mesh. You can read the full government response on the UK Parliament website.
Original story – 8 July 2020
Epilepsy services need to resume as quickly and safely as possible, say leading epilepsy charities and health professionals.
More than two-fifths (44%) of women with epilepsy say they have not discussed the risks of taking valproate during pregnancy with their healthcare professional in the last 12 months.
UK charity Epilepsy Action has welcomed TikTok’s decision to remove harmful
Cathy loved playing videogames, but a car accident left her with photosensitive epilepsy. But today, she’s working with the industry to help ensure people with epilepsy still get to enjoy games.
An act of senseless violence led to Phil developing epilepsy. Then, he decided to devote his life to researching the condition.
Epilepsy Action is excited to launch epilepsycast – a brand new podcast about all things epilepsy.
People are now able to access a range of NHS services using a smart phone or tablet.