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Young Epilepsy gives cautious welcome to NHS standards

Young Epilepsy has welcomed the Government’s plans to assess quality of NHS services but warned there is an immediate need to improve care for those with epilepsy.

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Lady Howard attends Young Epilepsy fundraiser

Guests at a recently held fundraising lunch were treated to a special appearance by guest speaker and Young Epilepsy Vice President, Lady Sandra Howard, helping raise over £3,500 for our charity.

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Young Epilepsy ambassador shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Young Epilepsy ambassador and 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal winner, Dai Greene, is in the running for the BBC Sports and BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year Awards.

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Improved epilepsy services could save NHS £280m, claims Young Epilepsy

The National Health Service (NHS) could save at least £280m over 10 years and improve the lives of hundreds of young people if it improved referrals for epilepsy surgery, charity Young Epilepsy has claimed.

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Twilight Breaking Dawn and photosensitive epilepsy

According to various media reports seen by the charity Young Epilepsy, a scene in the film Twilight Breaking Dawn has triggered seizures in people that have photosensitive epilepsy.

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Research shows children with epilepsy are getting a poor deal from the education system

Youngsters with epilepsy are getting a poor deal from the education system, new research from Young Epilepsy has revealed.

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Launch of new name – Young Epilepsy

On 1 November 2011 the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) launched its new name, Young Epilepsy.

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Prime Minister meets Young Epilepsy's Professor Helen Cross and Karen Deacon and agrees to raise the profile of epilepsy

The Prime Minister today met with Valerie Vaz MP for Walsall South, Laura Sandys MP for South Thanet, Professor Helen Cross and a party from the Joint Epilepsy Council to discuss the shortcomings in health and education services for people with epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy’s ambassador for My Purple Pledge campaign wins gold at world championship

Dai Greene, 400m hurdler and official ambassador for Young Epilepsy’s My Purple Pledge campaign has won the first gold medal for Britain at the world championship in Daegu. He won the race in 48.26 seconds.

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Royal Surrey County Hospital Paediatric Epilepsy Review

The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has commenced a patient case notes review, after concerns were raised about the clinical practice of a Consultant Paediatrician. The case notes of all children with epilepsy or related disorders seen by the consultant concerned will be reviewed by independent external experts.

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