We are the largest medical epilepsy charity in the UK, undertaking research, education and awareness raising, and delivering specialist medical care, support services and information.
Epilepsy Society is the new working name for National Society for Epilepsy.
Established in 1892, our mission is to enhance the quality of life of people affected by epilepsy, by promoting research, education and public awareness and by delivering specialist medical care, information and support services. We are a World Health Organisation Centre of Excellence and have a long and successful history of turning research results into effective clinical practice.
Epilepsy affects around 590,000 people in the UK. Around 1,000 people die from sudden unexpected seizures every year, whilst 30% cannot gain control of their seizures. We seek to better understand the causes of epilepsy so that we can provide the most effective treatment.. Our aim is to provide individualised treatment for people with epilepsy, so that they can live a full life.
Epilepsy Society aims to:
- To enhance the quality of life for people affected by epilepsy
- To provide excellent information, guidance and support, and raise greater awareness of epilepsy
- To undertake cutting edge research into the causes, treatment and prevention of epilepsy
Established: April 1892
Registered Charity Number: 206186
Phone number: 01494 601300
Address: Chesham Lane Chalfont St Peter Bucks SL9 0RJView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website