Epilepsy Society in the press
Chief Executive Clare Pelham is interviewed on BBC R4 Today programme, (14:40:20) calling on the Government to tackle malicious targeting of people with photosensitive epilepsy online.
18 December 2019
Chief Executive, Clare Pelham talks to the BBC World Service (16:58) about the problems with people with photosensitive epilepsy being targeted online with seizure-inducing posts.
14 November 2019
Our Medical Director, Professor Ley Sander, talks about medicinal cannabis in the Huff Post.
11 November 2019
NICE approves first two cannabis-based medicines for NHS use. Professor Ley Sander comments.
10 October 2019
Our Chief Executive Clare Pelham talks to ITV Granada’s Rob Smith about medication shortages as Rochdale’s Ellie-Michelle Reynolds-Cole explains the impact of not being able to get her epilepsy drugs.
Our Chief Executive Clare Pelham talks to ITV Meridian about the vulnerability of people with epilepsy after a woman was mugged during a seizure at a bus stop in Canterbury.
8 October 2019
6 October 2019
Head of External Affairs Stephen Canning talks to the Mirror about preparations put in place to help ensure a continuous supply of epilepsy medications in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
3 October 2019
Chief Executive Clare Pelham talks about the importance of people with epilepsy getting the right medication at thee right time following Brexit.
2 October 2019
Our supporter, Fran Thomas talks about her struggle to get her epilepsy medication from her pharmacy.
24 September 2019
Our Medical Director, Professor Ley Sander comments on GW’s cannabinoid Epidyolex winning EU approval.
23 September 2019
Our Medical Director, Professor Ley Sander talks to BBC News about EU approval being given to GW’s cannabinoid Epidyolex.
29 October 2019
Saxophonist and singer from Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra play at village hall to help raise money for Epilepsy Society.
Grieving mum regrets having daughter buried at cemetry due to issues with dog walkers.
22 October 2019
Brothers battle sleep deprivation on non-stop 98 mile mile walk in memory of sister Hannah.
13 October 2019
Two brothers take on memory walk in honour of their sister, Hannah, who died following an epileptic seizure.
9 October 2019
Our Director of Medical and People Services, Rachel Perowne takes on the Great North Run to raise money for Epilepsy Society and celebrate her parents’ 70th birthdays.
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The National Society for the Employment of Epileptics (NSEE) was launched in 1892 by a group of London philanthropists and medical men.