#BeyondCovid – Employment benefits

  The COVID-19 pandemic has seen many people unfortunately lose their job. Our Welfare Rights Officer, Tracey Millar provides some of the financial support you may be entitled to while looking for work.


#BeyondCovid – How the pandemic has affected me

  Katie was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was just 14 years old. Here Katie shares how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her wellbeing, mental health and how Epilepsy Scotland’s wellbeing service has helped her.


#BeyondCovid – Impact of Covid-19

  Jan’s son Peter has been living with epilepsy since he was young child. Here Jan explains how she felt when he was diagnosed, how the COVID-19 has impacted on him getting the support he needs and the benefits that Jan has received from Epilepsy Scotland’s check-in service.


Epilepsy and COVID-19… One year on

  Our Policy Assistant, Anna Telfer, reveals the results of our COVID-19 has been affecting people with epilepsy survey and provides information on our Epilepsy and COVID-19, One Year on Report.

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Keeping in touch during lockdown

  Chief Executive Lesslie Young looks at the move to digital, the importance of remaining flexible, innovative, and accepting meaningful communication is more than looking at and touching a cold screen.

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Latest COVID19 update from our CEO, Lesslie Young

This update was written in advance of our First Minister’s review of Phase 1 of the Scottish roadmap. I am sure we are all keen to see the easing of more restrictions and a return, albeit cautious, to a more natural way of day to day life. During times of great uncertainty, it is wise … Continued

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Coronavirus Bill – an update from Lesslie Young, Chief Executive

  There is much in the news just now about information and misinformation. At a time when truth, accuracy and transparency are vital, Epilepsy Scotland is working to provide you with the information needed to help us all through this incredibly difficult situation.