BBC Three published the video ‘Things not to say to someone with epilepsy’. This has attracted a variety of reactions. Blogger Louise Glover has sent in her thoughts exclusively to Young Epilepsy.
We have launched a fresh appeal to tackle epilepsy, affecting 112,000 children and young people in the UK.
On Tuesday 26 September 2017, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is to host a public hearing, in London, on whether epilepsy therapies that contain sodium valproate pose a risk to pregnant women.
On Sunday 9 July, five of our runners waved Young Epilepsy banners with pride having completed the British 10k.
On Saturday 8 July 2017, East Grinstead Town F.C. took on Leeds United and Liverpool legend Harry Kewell's Crawley Town in a pre-season friendly, to raise money for Young Epilepsy.
On Saturday 8 July, former Australian international Harry Kewell takes charge of his first game as manager of EFL League Two side Crawley Town FC. The Reds face East Grinstead Town FC in a pre-season friendly, to raise money for Lingfield-based national charity Young Epilepsy.
On Friday 23 June Young Epilepsy hosted the launch of new Go Karts, which were funded by various donors.
On Friday 23 June Young Epilepsy hosted the launch of a Coulam Wheelyboat V20, which was funded by various donors, including our very own Scott Baptie, Olly Whitefoot, Alex Acraman and Marcus Frisby from the Weir Wood Reservoir.
Thursday 1 June marked exactly 50 years since the release of the iconic album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ by The Beatles. The cover is best known for featuring more than 60 historic figures of the 19th and 20th Centuries, including the Fab Four.
In November last year, Nasar Ahmed died at the age of 14 after having a fatal allergic reaction in his school in Hackney. The recent inquest found that his care plan was missing crucial information and that school staff often didn’t check the content of pupils’ healthcare plans.