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Westminster debate on death prevention

Westminster debate on death prevention

There was a Westminster debateVideo on the prevention of avoidable deaths from epilepsy.  You can read the transcript here. This was a Private Members Debate, brought by Steve McCabe on Tuesday 29th November 2 Read More »

BBC Scotland investigates epilepsy

BBC Scotland investigates epilepsy

BBC Scotland's radio and TV channels have focused on the growing number of people with epilepsy since 2005.  For more information please read the press release or listen to the audio track of BBC Scotland Investigates.  The TV footage will hopefully be coming soon.

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Medication for children gains EU licence

Medication for children gains EU licence

Buccolam is the first ever children’s medicine to hold a new paediatric use marketing authorisation (PUMA) granted by the European Medicines Agency.  It is specifically licensed for children and young people aged three months to 18 years to treat prolonged, acute convulsions and severe epileptic seizures.  The product will be considered by the Scottish Medicines Consortium later this year.  For details check the Medicines and Healthcare products Regula Read More »