Police

Collaborative working with Police Scotland

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, has written about our collaborative working with Police Scotland. Thanks to Police Scotland for their continued commitment to listen...
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Time for employers to learn more about epilepsy

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young reflects on our #ExcelWithEpilepsy campaign and how it is time for employers to learn more about epilepsy. As we...
Training

Quality training leads to quality outcomes

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, looks at the importance of quality training and why epilepsy training matters. We all rely on training. But more...
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The importance of membership

Lesslie Young, Chief Executive at Epilepsy Scotland looks at the importance of membership for charities and how your voice can help influence decisions.  All...
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Over-dependency on unpaid carers must come to an end

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, looks at how the over-dependency on unpaid carers taking on so much responsibility must come to an end, as...
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The National Care Service, there can be no empty promises

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, looks at the development of a new National Care Service in Scotland and how real meaningful change is needed...
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Future of work at Epilepsy Scotland

Lesslie Young, Chief Executive at Epilepsy Scotland looks at the future of work following the pandemic and Epilepsy Scotland’s hybrid model, focused on the...

A learning disability is not a mental health condition

Our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, looks at how unhelpful assumptions and inaccurate labelling are experienced by many living with a learning disability. Living with...

The importance of volunteers

Chief Executive Lesslie Young reflects on Volunteer’s Week and how important volunteers are to organisations like Epilepsy Scotland.

#BeyondCovid – Looking to the future

As National Epilepsy Week draws to a close, our Chief Executive, Lesslie Young, looks towards the future and how we must ensure services and...