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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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Support Group Meeting Thursday 27th April 2017

Our next support group meeting will be on Thursday 27th April. The meeting will be at Hairmyres Hospital, and starts at 6.30pm. All welcome.

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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 www.purpleday.org So, what will you be doing to raise awareness of epilepsy on Purple Day? […]

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Support Group Meeting Thurs 30th March 2017

The next meeting of the Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group is on Thursday 30th March, at Wishaw General Hospital (6.30pm start). Our guest speaker will be Vincent MacNeil from Hamilton Citizens Advice Bureau. All welcome.

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Social and Leisure Activities for Children and Families

At our last group meeting in February 2017, we were fortunate to have as our guest speaker, Sam Whitmore, from Epilepsy Connections. We heard about the many activities and services that EC offers for people affected by epilepsy in the Glasgow area and in Forth Valley. What […]

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Support Group Meeting Thursday 23rd February 2017

Our next meeting will be at 6.30pm on Thursday 23rd February, at Hairmyres Hospital. Sam Whitmore will be our guest speaker. Sam is the Training and Development Manager for Epilepsy Connections, and will be talking about Epilepsy Connections’ social and leisure activities for children and families affected […]

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Family Fun Day Saturday 11th February 2017

Everyone welcome to the Family Fun Day on Saturday 11th February, from 10.30am to 1pm at Bothwell Evangelical Church. Lots of fun activities for children, information about epilepsy, what Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group is doing, and…the best cakes and home baking this side of the Clyde! Join […]

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Support Group Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came along to the meeting yesterday (Thurs 26th Jan 2017). As it was the day after Burns’ Night, it is appropriate to quote from his poem “To a Mouse”: “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An lea’e […]

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Support Group Meeting

The next meeting will be on Thursday 24th November 2016 at 6.30pm. It will be at Wishaw General Hospital, to which everyone is invited. More information about the group meetings can be found on the Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group Notice Board Facebook page.

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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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