Epilepsy Scotland Calling for GP Practices to Stop Charging for Lifeline Signatures

Epilepsy Scotland are calling on all GPs in Scotland to opt out of charging for signing NCT003 forms which entitle people living with epilepsy...
Abbie

How the check-in service helped me: Abbie’s story

Abbie was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 19 years old. Here she shares the challenges she has faced and how Epilepsy Scotland’s check-in...
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Disability Commissioner Member’s Bill

The Member’s Bill to establish a Disability Commissioner for Scotland was introduced in the Scottish Parliament yesterday. This is a milestone mark in the...
Children's Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week: Ways to support a young person

This week (5-11 February 2024) is Children’s Mental Health Week. The spotlight on children’s mental health is now needed more than ever before. According...
Tegretol

Tegretol update

We have received lots of enquiries from people having trouble getting their usual Tegretol prescription. Novartis, the manufacturer of Tegretol, have provided an update...
Surfing the internet

Staying safe on the internet with photosensitive epilepsy

Today (6 February 2024) is Safer Internet Day which aims to raise awareness and make a safer and better internet for all, and especially...
Mental health

Time to talk about mental health

Today (1 February) is Time to Talk Day, the nation’s biggest mental health conversation. Our Communications Officer David shares some tips to help you...
Ragen

My epilepsy story: Ragen

Ragen shares his experiences of being diagnosed with epilepsy and the challenges she has faced.   How did you feel when you first knew...
Medication

New UK regulations on sodium valproate for men come into force

New regulations on the prescribing of sodium valproate to men living with epilepsy will come into effect today (31 January). This will be the...
Medication

Epilepsy Scotland Calling for Fix on Shortage of Epilepsy Medication

Epilepsy Scotland is very concerned about the current shortages of epilepsy medication in the UK and is calling on pharmaceutical manufacturers and the Scottish...