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National childhood epilepsy training programme for schools launched

First phase of Epilepsy Education 4 Schools to give free lessons and training in south east schools

Schools across south east England and outer London will have access to free teaching and staff training about childhood epilepsy from next Wednesday 1 September 2010, thanks to a new initiative from children’s epilepsy charity, Young Epilepsy.

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Epilepsy services conference - presentations

Best Value, Better Care - Commissioning Epilepsy Services

The Department of Health, UCB Pharma and the Joint Epilepsy Council hosted an event on commissioning epilepsy services in February 2010 at the Holiday Inn, London Kensington Forum.

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Young Epilepsy to host a masterclass by Professor Helen Cross

Young Epilepsy is delighted to host a masterclass by Professor Helen Cross on Thursday 18 November 2010, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

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Epilepsy Champions take pride of place at parliamentary launch

Boost for pupils with epilepsy as school Epilepsy Champions take pride of place at Parliamentary launch.

Thirty one staff from Surrey and Sussex schools who trained to become Epilepsy Champions as part of a new scheme run by Young Epilepsy are being thanked today at a launch held at the House of Commons.

The staff took part in a pilot scheme organised by Young Epilepsy and the Tandridge Confederation, which covered 21 schools and 7000 pupils, around 50 of whom have epilepsy.

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Head of ‘outstanding’ special school to joinS Young Epilepsy in September

Young Epilepsy has appointed Jonathan Sharpe as its new Principal.

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Neville childhood epilepsy centre gets top honours – twice over!

A specialist medical centre focussing on childhood epilepsy has won a Local Authority Building Control (LABC) building excellence award and has also been highly praised in a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Today's (18June 2010) Guardian newspaper

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Potholes maroon disabled students in Lingfield

Lingfield-based epilepsy charity, Young Epilepsy, has been forced to take drastic action to stop up to 40 students who use wheelchairs from being injured.

The charity has banned the use of wheelchairs on St Piers Lane, which is the main entrance to and from its campus, due to the increasingly poor state of the road surface.

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London marathon runners

Huge congratulations and a massive thank you to our amazing London marathon runners!

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Parents and families conference – Manchester 2010

After the roaring success of last year, places are filling up fast for our next Parents and Families conference, which is being held on Saturday 3 July from 9.30 – 17.30 at the Ramada Manchester Piccadilly Hotel in the heart of Manchester. We will again be running some fantastic workshops and have key speakers and other specialists available on the day to give plenty of good advice and help to attendees.

At only £15 per adult and £10 per 12-18 year old, this really is a day not to be missed!

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