Stories about House of Lords
Last night there was a short debate in the Houses of Parliament on epilepsy and neurology.
It took place in the Main Chamber of the House of Lords, allowing Lords, Ladies and Peers to discuss improving health and social care services for people with epilepsy.
The debate was proposed, and was be opened, by Epilepsy Action’s President Baroness Ford of Cunninghame.
Epilepsy Action’s President, Baroness Ford of Cunninghame, put forward a Question for Short Debate in the main chamber of the UK House of Lords on Tuesday. The subject of the debate was epilepsy services.
Yesterday saw the launch 'Epilepsy in England: time for change', a major report by Epilepsy Action revealing that epilepsy is a worryingly low priority for England's health service providers. This is despite several previous reports highlighting the need to improve the poor state of services.