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.
Youngsters with epilepsy are getting a poor deal from the education system, new research from Young Epilepsy has revealed.
On 1 November 2011 the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) launched its new name, Young 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.
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.
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.
Young Epilepsy has today launched a new on-line
seizure diary to help teenagers and young people that have epilepsy.
The Grand Charity Major Grant Scheme Surrey Freemasons presented Young Epilepsy’s Director of Fundraising with a cheque for £15,000 on Wednesday 29 June 2011.
David Ford, Chief Executive of the Young Epilepsy (Young Epilepsy) said:
Young Epilepsy students have just held an exhibition at the Old Lookout Gallery in Broadstairs, Kent.