Monthly archive for October 2016

SUDEP Awareness Day 23rd October 2016

On 23rd October, LESG links with SUDEP Action as part of a global campaign to raise awareness of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. SUDEP is when a person with epilepsy dies suddenly and prematurely with no other cause of death being found. LESG invites people to learn

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International Bureau for Epilepsy Conference

In September, members of the Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group attended the International Bureau for Epilepsy 2016 Conference in Prague. It was an opportunity to meet up with other organisations that support people with epilepsy across the world. The programme included interesting sessions by Professor Gus Baker on

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Family Fun Day at Bothwell Evangelical Church

A hugely successful “Family Fun Day”took place in March 2016. Face painting, and arts and crafts activities were popular with the younger ones, and the event was great for getting together for a blether over a cup of tea. And yet another way of providing information about

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10-Pin Bowling

Support Group members met back in Spring 2016 for a fun night out for a game of 10-pin bowling at M&Ds. This was a great opportunity for everyone to get together socially, and we plan to arrange another night out at the end of October 2016.

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Bank of Scotland Information Day

Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group forged links with the East Kilbride branch of the Bank of Scotland at an information day hosted in Spring 2016. Our co-ordinator, Helen MacDonald, was on-hand to provide information to staff and customers about epilepsy. It was also an opportunity to raise the

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