Epilepsy affects 1 person in 97 ...that’s 55,000 people in Scotland range from 20% to 30% Misdiagnosis rates for epilepsy down arrow Up to 70% of people could control epilepsy with medication ...only 52% do GPs hold 30,000 epilepsy consultations each year Epilepsy is the fifth top reason for life threatening 999 calls Research shows half of children with epilepsy under-perform at school

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what ecs does
  • ECS is the collective voice for the wider epilepsy community in Scotland
  • We are an information exchange, informing policy makers, MSPs, and the Scottish Government
  • We back epilepsy awareness campaigns to end discrimination and social stigma
  • We drive forward best outcomes for 55,000 people with epilepsy
  • We promote developing models of good practice in epilepsy care including new SIGN guidelines
  • We support the 2015 World Health Organisation (WHO) resolution for a national action plan for epilepsy

Epilepsy & Learning Disability Learning & Development Event @ The Scottish Epilepsy Centre, Wednesday 14 November 2018

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Anas Sarwar
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