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Liliane will have up to ten seizures on Christmas day

She has one wish this Christmas… 'For doctors to make everyone with epilepsy better'. Our research aims to transform epilepsy treatment.

We are Epilepsy Society. The UK's leading charity for epilepsy research and support.

Due to current circumstances in relation to the coronavirus some of our services have been reduced with our staff working from home. Despite this our top priority at Epilepsy Society is to support people living with epilepsy. You may notice a slight change in our communications. For the time being, we will focus our efforts on making sure you have all the information you need from us to help you as best we can in the current climate. 

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Leading care provider

Our range of care is tailored to the needs of each individual, and our professional staff are committed to maximising the life potential of everyone within our care homes. 

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Cutting edge research

Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre is unique in bringing together intellectual capital to form a powerhouse multidisciplinary team who contribute to a wide ranging spectrum of research.

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Epilepsy Support

Our confidential epilepsy helpline and online information give help and support to people who are affected by epilepsy.

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Advocacy

We are a voice for people with epilepsy, striving to push epilepsy up the political agenda and bring about change at government level.

Care services

We are the leading charity care provider, where people love to work and live. Our wide range of care is tailored to the needs of each individual, and our professional staff are committed to maximising the life potential of everyone within our care homes.

Campaigns

Our campaigns team lobby government and decision-makers on the issues that matter to people with epilepsy. From safer medicines for pregnant women to the dangers of online harm, and from medicines supply to public transport access, we raise awareness of the daily challenges facing people with epilepsy – putting your needs at the heart of what we do.

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Epilepsy Society needs you

Do you have experience of working in social care, or do you have lived experience of supporting someone with complex care needs? Maybe you have taken early retirement from care work or are thinking of a career supporting people with disabilities. If so, the Epilepsy Society would love to hear from you. 

Our research

Genomics

Read how we are working to understand the genetic architecture of each individual person's epilepsy through our world leading genomics research programme.

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You can call our helpline on 01494 601 400.

Our Helpline is open five days a week, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, (Wednesday 9am to 7.30pm). 

You can also reach us by email
helpline@epilepsysociety.org.uk.