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Young Epilepsy director trio complete triathlon for charity

Three of Young Epilepsy’s directors raised the charity’s flag on Sunday, 10 September by taking part in the Woburn Abbey Triathlon event in Bedfordshire.

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RCN calls for better funding of school nurses

Royal College of Nursing has called on the government and local authorities to 'properly fund' school nursing services for those with epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy relaunches sodium valproate survey with Epilepsy Society and Epilepsy Action

Young Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action and Epilepsy Society have launched a survey for women, aged 16-50, to find out how aware they are of the potential risks of taking sodium valproate, during pregnancy.

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Fundraising with very different animals for Young Epilepsy

If you could choose an animal you’d like to fundraise with, or alongside, which would it be? Many of you may pick domesticated pets. Others may opt for reptiles. Here, we look at two recent activities that show you could fundraise with any mammal or reptile.

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8 reasons to run a half marathon

Looking for a charity place for the Royal Parks Half Marathon? Look no further!

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Things not to say to someone with epilepsy - Louise's review

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.

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Future of epilepsy

Help change the future of epilepsy

We have launched a fresh appeal to tackle epilepsy, affecting 112,000 children and young people in the UK.

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Sodium valproate hearing

Sodium valproate hearing: Your chance to speak out

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.

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Brilliant British 10k runners

On Sunday 9 July, five of our runners waved Young Epilepsy banners with pride having completed the British 10k.

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Ellison, 8, inspires fundraising at football friendly

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.

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