First aid advice – What to do when someone is having a seizure

26th March 2018

At some stage in your life, you may find yourself in a situation where someone is having a seizure. At National Epilepsy Training, we think it’s so important that people know what to do in this situation and how they can confidently help the person who is having the seizure. In this post, you will…

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Category: Seizures

The importance of yearly reviews for people with epilepsy

14th February 2018

Guidelines state that all adults over the age of 18 with epilepsy should have, at the very least, a yearly review with a GP or epilepsy specialist. Those under 18 may require even more regular reviews and always with a specialist. What is a review? An epilepsy review is an opportunity for you to discuss…

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Category: Seizures

Information for people newly diagnosed with epilepsy

22nd January 2018

If you or one of your loved ones has been recently diagnosed with epilepsy, you may be worried and quite rightly have some questions. The first thing you should know is not to panic, most people who are diagnosed with epilepsy are able to carry on leading the life they lead beforehand, but often with…

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Category: Seizures