Epilepsy: useful links

Epilepsy Scotland is a Scottish-based charity that campaigns for improvements in services for people with epilepsy in Scotland.

The Joint Epilepsy Council is an umbrella body for voluntary sector organisations working in the epilepsy field in the UK. In September 2011 the JEC published an updated epilepsy epidemiology summary covering the epidemiology of epilepsy in the UK. This summary is based on prevalence figures from the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) and includes only people with a diagnosis of epilepsy who were receiving prescriptions for anti-epilepsy drugs.

The Epilepsy Society  is a UK-wide organisation providing information and support to people affected by epilepsy and to professionals.

Epilepsy Action (the British Epilepsy Association) is a UK-wide charity for people with epilepsy. It provides a range of information resources for professionals and people with epilepsy.

SUDEP Action is a charity that provides information and support in relation to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

The English NHS Choices website has an extensive set of epilepsy resources for patients.

WHO Epilepsy factsheet. This publication provides key facts about epilepsy and related international links.

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