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Interim Project | Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group

Helen MacDonald and Phil Robinson have resigned from The Management Committee and will manage the Connecting People BLF Project for a six month period, from October 2018 – March 2019

New post

After a review of the Connecting People Staffing structure and discussions with The Big Lottery Fund it has been agreed that we will combine all three existing posts into a single 30 hour per week post of Project Coordinator. This post is now being advertised on ‘Good Moves’:

We are also advertising for sessional  support workers:

We hope to have these posts filled by 31st March 2019, in time for a Grand Relaunch of the Connecting People Project

FINANCIAL EDUCATION on benefits and support

FINANCIAL EDUCATION Thursday 30th April we will be having a talk from Motherwell Citizens’ Advice Bureau on finance issues regarding benefits and support that are often relevant to the effects of living with epilepsy. Please come along to our support group meeting at Hairmyres Hospital in East

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National Epilepsy Week – 17th – 23rd May, 2015

National Epilepsy Week16th – 23rd May, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the condition at all levels of society. During the week we will be involved in Epilepsy Consortium Scotland activities at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh; providing a table with information and opportunity for discussion and also

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Family Support

The next session of family support meetings will be held at VANL (Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire) from 1 – 2.30pm beginning on Monday 20th April. If you have a child 8yrs old or younger who has been diagnosed with epilepsy we would like to invite you to

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St John’s Church, Carluke

Many thanks to The Guild at St Johns who kindly invited us to give a presentation about epilepsy, but lso followed up with a donation of £50 – Much appreciated!

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New Children & Family Project

More info to follow soon  

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New Meeting Information

Our Support group meetings are starting back on Thusday 25th September.If you any topics you would like us to cover please contact us by email or phone call Programme: We provide a support network for people with epilepsy, their families, friends and their carers. Please come along

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‘Please come along and sing’ at our fundraising event on Saturday 20th Sept

Please come along and join us for a wonderful experience of singing one of the most popular pieces of choral music, Handel’s Messiah at Christchurch, Hope Street in Lanark on Saturday 20th September. We will be meeting at the church hall for rehearsals from 1-5pm, a short refreshment break,

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Sponsored Walk

The Group will hold a sponsored walk at Chatelherault Country Park on Saturday 14th June 2014 at 13.30pm Please join us for our riverside walk and we would really appreciate your company and support and any sponsors for this event MANY THANKS

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Epilepsy Week – 19th – 23rd May 2014

Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group will have information points at the restaurant’s in Hairmyres hospital on Wednesday 21st and Wishaw General on Friday 23rd. We will be there for most of the day and have time to provide information and answer any questions.

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New website goes live

We are delighted to go live with our brand new website. We’ll be adding regular updates so please come back regularly.

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