Seasonal help for epilepsy sufferers

HELP is at hand for people with epilepsy who need to talk to someone during the festive season.

Epilepsy Society helpline operators will be on 01494 601400 (national call rate) to give callers time and emotional support this Christmas. Although the confidential epilepsy helpline will be closed on the Christmas bank holidays of December 26 and 27 and January 2, it will be open from 10am to 4pm on December 28, 29 and 30.