To raise awareness of epilepsy among parliamentarians and to engage with individuals and organisations in supporting the promotion of the needs of the epilepsy community.
Found: dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy risks, tackling epilepsy-related deaths (including those due
2. Epilepsy Action and improvements to Personal Independence Payments processes
19/05/2021 - Early Day Motions
Found: That this House supports Epilepsy Action's Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Pledge calling for improvements
Found: evidence - Young Epilepsy DMC0051 Written evidence from Young Epilepsy IntroductionYoung Epilepsy is the national
4. EPILEPSY AND PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT
27/02/2019 - Early Day Motions
Found: serious concern at the high number of people with epilepsy being denied Personal Independence Payment (PIP);
Found: Written evidence - Epilepsy ActionDMC0061 Written evidence from Epilepsy Action Executive summary When
1. Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations
18/03/2019 - Commons Chamber
1: aware of the particular concern among people with epilepsy, who require absolute consistency of supply and - Speech Link
2: right to raise those concerns about patients with epilepsy, which I will touch on in the course of my remarks - Speech Link
3: Brexit.”.It was a similar story from the epilepsy bodies, who said:“We do not have confidence - Speech Link
2. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome
09/06/2021 - Lords Chamber
1: Lords, as president of the small sudden deaths in epilepsy charity SUDEP Action, based in my former constituency - Speech Link
2: care for people with epilepsy, and to raising awareness of sudden deaths in epilepsy. Guidance has been - Speech Link
3. Covid-19: People with Neurological Conditions
27/05/2021 - Grand Committee
1: also vital to people with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, migraine and other disorders - Speech Link
2: death in epilepsy”; it is perhaps astonishing to learn that 21 people a week die suddenly of epilepsy, often - Speech Link
4. Access to Medical Cannabis
08/04/2019 - Commons Chamber
1: to treat her very ill daughter Teagan’s extreme epilepsy, and to take steps to make sure that medical cannabis - Speech Link
2: normally be the case.In relation to childhood epilepsy, the British Paediatric Neurology Association - Speech Link
3: cancer, AIDS, muscular dystrophy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and arthritis? Is he aware - Speech Link
5. Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome
19/10/2017 - Commons Chamber
1: failure to inform women of the dangers of taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy, resulting - Speech Link
2: failure to inform women of the dangers of taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy, resulting - Speech Link
3: three leading epilepsy charities—Epilepsy Society, Epilepsy Action and Young Epilepsy—found that the - Speech Link
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Valerie Vaz MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2237.
Public Enquiry Point:
Daniel Jennings, Epilepsy Action, New Anstey House, Gateway Drive, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7XY. Tel: 0113 210 8866
Epilepsy Action acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/
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