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The websites below cover a range of topics such as treatment options, wellbeing and recent research: they are listed in alphabetical order.

The Epilepsy Society and Epilepsy Action provide a comprehensive overview on epilepsy in the UK, and the Epilepsy Surgery Friends website is particularly useful for those considering surgery.

  • Epilepsy Action
    Epilepsy Action is the working name for the British Epilepsy Association. It provides information about living with epilepsy, treatment and surgery for epilepsy, local support groups and wellbeing.
  • Epilepsy Foundation
    Leading epilepsy charity in the USA, providing nformation on epilepsy, treatment and wellbeing, as well as forums where you can access an online community. One forum is dedicated to epilepsy surgery.
  • Epilepsy Society
    UK's leading provider of epilepsy services, involved in epilepsy research and awareness campaigns, and provides information resources and expert care for people with epilepsy.
  • Epilepsy Surgery Friends
    Created by people who have undergone epilepsy surgery and a useful forum to ask questions about surgery: also useful for support after surgery.
  • Living Well With Epilepsy
    Set up by Jessica Smith, who was diagnosed with epilepsy aged 12, it provides information about living with and managing epilepsy, and an opportunity to share your own, or read others' stories.
  • NHS website
    An overview of epilepsy and the treatments available.
  • Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE)
    OCE specialises in neurological rehabilitation providing cognitive rehabilitation groups that may be useful after surgery, and offers one-to-one support.
  • SUDEP Action
    Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and risk in epilepsy.
  • Young Epilepsy
    National charity for those aged 25 and under with epilepsy and associated conditions, and their families.


  • Epilepsy Research UK
    Supports and promotes basic and clinical scientific research into the causes, treatments and prevention of epilepsy.
  • Oxford Epilepsy Research Group
    Capitalises on the clinical expertise available at the John Radcliffe Hospital and the wider basic scientific research performed within University of Oxford.