Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services.
Our vision is a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible.
Through our cutting edge research, awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care, we work for everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK.
Our epilepsy experts and care homes not only provide specialised care for people with epilepsy onsite and across the UK, but are also leading the world in groundbreaking research into the genetic causes of epilepsy.
About Epilepsy Society
The National Society for the Employment of Epileptics (NSEE) was launched in 1892 by a group of London philanthropists and medical men.
Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services. Through our cutting edge research, awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care, we work for everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK.
Over the course of a history that spans three centuries, the DNA of both Epilepsy Society and Chalfont St Peter have become intrinsically entwined. The village is very much a part of the life blood of the charity and vice versa.
How we support you
Join us to make your voice heard and help improve the lives of people with epilepsy. Through our advocacy campaigns we've spread awareness of the impact of epilepsy on people's lives and protected people with epilepsy by lobbying government.
Epilepsy Society's confidential helpline is available for anyone affected by epilepsy. We welcome calls from people with epilepsy, their families and friends, as well as professionals such as doctors, nurses, care workers, teachers and employers.
The Chalfont Centre and our Gowers unit lead the way in the most advanced techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.
Dedicated services for professionals
This area of the site is aimed at people with a professional interest in epilepsy including GPs, Nurses, pharmacists, commissioners and doctors.
Our courses are available to a wide range of people looking to develop their understanding of epilepsy for professional or personal reasons. Delegates include carers, school escorts, post-graduate students as well as commercial organisations, GP surgeries and drug company representatives.
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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. It is only by working together that we will be able to translate the findings of our research into clinical medicine.
Taking care of your overall wellbeing is a vital part of living with epilepsy. For some people, having information or support can help.
We help every resident enjoy life to the full. We recognise that everyone is different and we tailor activities to meet each individual’s needs and interests.
Contact us online for general, fundraising or training enquiries and to give feedback.