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St Margaret’s High School YPI Presentation

St Margaret’s High School YPI Presentation A huge thank you to Tony, Jay, Kyle, Lewis, Jamie and James from St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie, for choosing Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support as their partner organisation for their Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Scotland presentation. Mary-Anne was invited along to

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Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2016-17 Our annual report and financial statements for 2016-17 are now available to download here.

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Call for Trustees

Call for Trustees Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support aims to provide support, raise awareness and increase understanding of the effects of epilepsy, and to establish monthly meetings with the purpose of overcoming the ignorance, fear and misunderstanding that often comes with epilepsy. Greater understanding will assist people in living

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Catching up with Helen

Catching up with Helen Helen MacDonald is co-founder of Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support, and was the charity’s first paid member of staff. Now that the new staff team is in place, Helen is back on the Board, helping to steer the organisation’s ongoing development at a very exciting

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Catching up with Kevin

Catching up with Kevin Kevin McKay has taken up post as our Community Fieldworker. Here’s what he had to say when we caught up with him for a chat… Hi Kevin – welcome to Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support! Tell us a bit about your background and what attracted

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Meet Mary-Anne!

Meet Mary-Anne! We met up with Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support’s Project Team Leader, Mary-Anne McCafferty, to find out about her role. Here’s what she had to say… Hi Mary-Anne! Can you tell us a bit about your background? I’ve worked in the voluntary sector for many years. I

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Community Fieldworker (56 hours per month)

Community Fieldworker (56 hours per month) Salary: Sessional Salary info: £12.22 per hour (56 hours per month) Status: Part time Closing date:4 December 2017 Location: Home based Role Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group was established in 2011 to provide support to individuals and families in Lanarkshire who are

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National Epilepsy Week 14th -20th May 2017

With just under a week to go, Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group is finalising plans to raise awareness of epilepsy in our area. Tuesday 16th May – our series of pop-up events starts in East Kilbride. We are delighted that Shopmobility EK (now known as Older and Active in EK)

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Purple Day – Sunday 26th March 2017

Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. You can find out about the support and events going on around the world by visiting the website So, what will you be doing to raise awareness of epilepsy on Purple Day?

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