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Better access to optimum epilepsy treatments is key to improving patient health and wellbeing

17 May, 2015

This National Epilepsy Week (17 – 23 May), the UK’s largest epilepsy charity is urging healthcare professionals and funders to ensure that patients with uncontrolled epilepsy have timely access to the full range of epilepsy treatments. This follows new results from Epilepsy Action’s specially-commissioned Seize Control Patient Survey 2015, which reveal the debilitating effect of frequent seizures on health and wellbeing.

Celebrity doodles raise oodles for charity in eBay auction

16 February, 2015

Celebrities who put pen to paper and doodled for charity have raised over £10,500 for Epilepsy Action. A host of famous faces had their scribbles auctioned off on eBay over ten days, with Turner prize-winner Grayson Perry’s doodle going for the highest price at £2,650. It is the third time his doodle has fetched major funds for Epilepsy Action’s National Doodle Day.