epilepsy

Medical cannabis: the power of plants

January 2021 saw the UK leave the EU; this move will soon mean families will no longer have access to medicinal cannabis to support children with chronic epilepsy. Lorne Gillies investigates the impact of Brexit and continued stigma around a vital medicine.




The importance of purple

March 26 is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy. Emma Storr chatted to founder Cassidy Megan about why the day is so important .


Raising awareness for epilepsy this Purple Day

Tomorrow (26 March) is Purple Day, which raises awareness about epilepsy. A condition which is often misunderstood, Purple Day aims to set straight any misconceptions and bring together people who are living with the condition.



National Epilepsy Week: Why we wear purple

It’s National Epilepsy Week (20-26 May) and you’ll probably spot a few people sporting purple at school, in the office or during day to day life. But why do we wear purple?