New research from the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) which shows that a significant number of school nurses in England do not feel confident in supporting pupils with epilepsy.
Today we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, which recognises the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Congratulations to all our runners who completed the Royal Park Half Marathon on Sunday 9 October.
This Sunday (9 October), the Young Epilepsy dream team will be heading to London for the popular Royal Parks Half Marathon, where runners will get the pleasure of taking in the capitals word-famous landmarks and popular parks as they raise awareness of their chosen charities.
The Northern Ireland Health Minister is to examine the case for establishing an epilepsy database to record patient care. The announcement came in response to an Assembly debate led by members of the all-party group on epilepsy.
A study is being conducted to learn more about the different vision abilities of children and young people with cerebral visual impairment (CVI).
With the announcement of the nominated pieces of art for this year’s Turner prize being announced, we wanted to look at one of our favourite artists, Young Epilepsy Champions Awards Bright Star 2016 Winner, James Bletsoe.
Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition to win a copy of Colin Grant’s ‘A Smell of Burning’, the story of epilepsy.
New advice has been issued that says that epilepsy medication may affect certain types of emergency contraception, commonly known as the ‘morning-after-pill’.