Claire

Living with epilepsy for 13 years

Claire was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009. Here she shares her experiences, how epilepsy affects her and what she would say to someone who...
Ross Bennet

Meet our Trustees: Ross Bennet

We continue to help you get to know our trustees. Today, Ross Bennet explains why he decided to volunteer and be apart of Epilepsy...
A pregnant woman

Sodium Valproate and epilepsy

In 2020, a report commissioned by the UK Government, The Cumberlege Review, detailed how women suffered avoidable harm through the use of Primodos, pelvic...
Jenni

Living with epilepsy for 26 years

Jenni had her first seizure whilst on a plane going to Melbourne Airport 26 years ago. Soon after she was diagnosed with epilepsy. Here...
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Being in an induced coma because of my seizures

Michael was diagnosed with epilepsy in June of last year. He shares his story about being diagnosed, how he felt and the impact being...
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Fundraising for Epilepsy Scotland

We were delighted when Michelle Brown got in touch with us to let us know about a charity challenge she and her family had...
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Cost of Living Award

Due to many households facing increased challenges in meeting their basic needs, the Scottish Government has announced a Cost of Living Award of £150...
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Epilepsy and career: Graham’s story

Epilepsy Scotland board member Graham Loan shares his experiences of having epilepsy and reflects on how this has impacted his career. Graham is a...
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Talk Epilepsy Podcast – #EpilepsyAndEmployment

In the latest episode of our Talk Epilepsy Podcast, we talked to Ross Bennet, a former Detective Superintendent with Police Scotland, and Michael Sturrock,...
People working

Learn about your employment rights

As part of our Employment Campaign, our Helpline and Information Officer, Uschi, shares some of Epilepsy Scotland’s resources designed to support people with epilepsy...