how your money helps



Every day, 87 people are diagnosed with epilepsy. Your support will ensure that people living with epilepsy have access to specialist advice and can live free of stigma, prejudice and discrimination. People like Megan:

“the support from epilepsy action really helped me to be more confident telling other people about epilepsy. that’s helped me to be more independent and show that people with epilepsy are just as capable as everyone else.”

what does epilepsy action do?

As well as campaigning to improve epilepsy services and raise awareness of the condition, Epilepsy Action provide a freephone epilepsy helpline, a national network of support groups, e-learning courses and Europe’s only epilepsy magazine for health professionals, Epilepsy Professional.

what your donations can buy

  • £20 could help build national campaigns to challenge stigma and improve treatment for people with epilepsy
  • £45 could help improve care by providing the latest epilepsy information to doctors and specialist nurses
  • £75 could help reduce isolation by establishing new local coffee and chat groups

Your donations could also be used to continue to offer and create online courses and learning resources about epilepsy. People with epilepsy, carers and school staff can access learning activities and videos written by epilepsy experts.


If you would like to talk to someone about epilepsy, Epilepsy Action helpline advisers offer confidential advice. Call 0808 800 5050 or text, tweet or Facebook.