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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.

Books about epilepsy - recommended reads

Arguably, there aren't enough books out there that cover epilepsy, regardless of whether they're fiction or non-fiction. Here, we recommend a small handful that have been published in recent years...

Cannabis-based medicines: what it means for you

Since November 2018, specialist doctors (consultants) have been able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines for children with complex childhood epilepsy. There is some evidence to show that cannabis-based medicines can reduce seizures in complex childhood epilepsy. However, with the exception of pharmaceutically prepared CBD the NHS does not routinely prescribe and fund these treatments.