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A group of children who took part in the football camp

Young Epilepsy and Jay Bothroyd's Premier Football Experience

Inspired by the story of Cash, who faced exclusion from a football camp due to his epilepsy, former premiership footballer, Jay Bothroyd, joined us for a day of football skills and coaching at a fun football session in the Easter holidays.

Epilepsy medication shortages

Difficulty getting your meds?

The UK is experiencing shortages in certain medications, many of which are prescribed for epilepsy. If you are worried about your supply of anti-seizure medications or are having difficulty getting hold of certain prescribed medications speak to your epilepsy team for more advice. Do not stop taking your medication or reduce dosage. Always speak to your doctor before making any changes to your meds.

medication pills

Changes to Advice for Males on Valproate

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has recently updated their advice for all males taking valproate. Learn more about the new guidance.


I am Bea

Meet Bea, one of the heroes of our #UnderstandMyEpilepsy Campaign. Bea is 15 and experiences focal seizures. For Bea this has meant that her teachers and students at school don't understand her epilepsy and the challenges that she faces.

BBC The One Show young people with Edith Bowman

We're on The One Show

BBC's The One Show filmed three young people sharing their stories as part of the #UnderstandMyEpilepsy campaign.