Last night, in the House of Commons, Emma Hardy MP called on the government to back the Epilepsy Society’s campaign for funding into vital research into safer epilepsy medications during pregnancy.
Two new initiatives have been launched to help ensure that all women with epilepsy, of child-bearing age, are aware of the risks associated with the medication valproate, during pregnancy.
MPs, scientists and clinicians today backed Epilepsy Society’s call for the government to stop babies from being born with preventable disabilities, by investing more money into urgent research.
The Epilepsy Society has welcomed the publication of a new Bill which aims to promote online safety, but we believe more needs to be done to protect people with epilepsy from internet trolling.
We know from calls to our Helpline, and through conversation on our social media platforms, that some people are sharing concerns about having their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Footballers are putting up a united front alongside people with epilepsy as they ask Prince William, president of the Football Association, for his support in tackling internet trolls.