The last weekend of June saw the start of Chasse aux Tresors, a unique, ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to take part in a treasure hunt across Northern France in support of Young Epilepsy.
Channel 4’s Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital featured 16-year-old Jack and his journey through epilepsy surgery.
Across the UK, voters are heading to the polls in the European elections. Polling stations have to make sure that disabled people, including those with epilepsy, are not put at a disadvantage.
Faye Waddams has lived with epilepsy for 23 years and in 2015 she became a mother to her son Noah. After discovering she was pregnant, Faye began to blog as she found there was a lack of support for women in her position.
While most women with epilepsy give birth safely, healthcare professionals must do more to control the condition in pregnant women, according to new guidance published today at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress in Birmingham.
This is the first guidance of its kind which will provide much needed clarity for healthcare professionals and women with the condition.
(Special Products Ltd) A batch of Epistatus 10mg in 1ml Oromucosal Solution is being recalled due to the wrong size of neck adaptor in some bottles. The neck adaptor, which reduces the size of the opening to accommodate the oral syringes, is the wrong size and is not compatible with the syringes.
Cherie, who’s mum to BBC animation star Summer explains to Young Epilepsy about the perceptions of the condition and shares some valuable tips for other parents whose child may have been recently diagnosed.
Around eight months ago Young Epilepsy was approached by Mosiac Films to create an animation for the BBC that shows the real life story of 12-year-old Summer. In the clip, Summer explains the different forms of epilepsy she lives with; absent seizures and tonic clonic seizures. She also talks about how her condition affects her everyday life and the emotional challenges she faces.
Day five of the Big Build started with our Chief Executive, Carol Long attending the morning briefing with Santander Consumer Finance and Splash Projects.
Our Young Epilepsy ‘Supporting the Community’ champion Scott Barclay speaks with Young Epilepsy about his ‘special bond’ with his five-year-old pup Junior, who can alert him of oncoming seizures.