Epilepsy nurse helpline launched

Epilepsy nurse helpline launched

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Limbic Media Type: Online Publish Date: 20 June 2019 Journalist: Michael Woodhead Headline: Epilepsy nurse helpline launched Abstract: People with epilepsy now have access to a national epilepsy nurse helpline service via phone and email. Link: https://thelimbic.com/neurology/epilepsy-nurse-helpline-launched/ 

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Lifeline at last for those living with chronic epilepsy condition

17 June 2020

Media Title: Local News Plus Media Type: Online Publish Date: 26 June 2019 Headline: Lifeline at last for those living with chronic epilepsy condition Abstract: Donna Shrimpton of St Peters is among the winners after Epilepsy Action Australia last week launched a new national helpline specifically for people with epilepsy and their families. Link: https://www.localnewsplus.com.au/?p=7076 

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Australians living with epilepsy now have access to a new helpline!

17 June 2020

Media Title: Tuberous Sclerosis Australia Media Type: Online Headline: Australians living with epilepsy now have access to a new helpline! Abstract: Tuberous Sclerosis Australia spreads the word on the Epilepsy Nurse Line Link: https://tsa.org.au/epilepsy-helpline/epilepsy-nurse-line/

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Nurse line support

17 June 2020

Media Title: Campaspe News Media Type: Online Publish Date: 3 July 2019 Headline: Nurse line support Abstract: An Australian-first telephone and email service to support people living with epilepsy and their families has been launched by Epilepsy Action Australia. Link: http://national.campaspenews.com.au/@seymour-news/2019/07/03/664457/nurse-line-support

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Nurse line support

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Corowa Free Press Media Type: Online Publish Date: 19 July 2019 Headline: Nurse line support Abstract: An Australian-first telephone and email service to support people living with epilepsy and their families has been launched by Epilepsy Action Australia. Link: https://www.corowafreepress.com.au/2019/07/03/664457/nurse-line-support

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New Epilepsy Nurse Helpline supports sufferers

17 June 2020

Media Title: Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal Media Type: Online Publish Date: 18 September 2019 Headline: New Epilepsy Nurse Helpline supports sufferers Abstract: A national Epilepsy Nurse Helpline has been launched in a bid to improve health outcomes for the 250,000 Australians living with the neurological disorder, especially those in rural and remote who mayRead More…

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Meeting the challenges of living with epilepsy

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Age Media Type: Online Publish Date: 25 October 2019 Headline: Meeting the challenges of living with epilepsy Abstract: Epilepsy Action Australia provides support for families in a variety of ways. This includes access to specialised nurses, an Epilepsy Nurse Line (phone and email support) and online tools such as MyEpilepsyKey and StrongRead More…

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TikTok Juice WRLD ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage from advocates

17 June 2020

Media Title: 7News Media Type: Online Publish Date: 30 April 2020 Journalist: Louisa Cheatley with Emily Olle Headline: TikTok Juice WRLD ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage from advocates Abstract: A social media craze is being slammed for making fun of people with epilepsy. TikTok videos of people pretending to have seizures have prompted a desperate pleaRead More…

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TikTok ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage for mocking life threatening disorder

17 June 2020

Media Title: 9Now Media Type: Online Publish Date: 1 May 2020 Journalist: Tineka Everaadt Headline: TikTok ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage for mocking life threatening disorder Abstract: A social media craze where teens pretend to have a seizure for “fun” has parents and advocacy groups outraged.  Link: https://9now.nine.com.au/a-current-affair/tiktok-seizure-challenge-sparks-outrage-and-ridicules-epilepsys-severity/9cfcdbd1-18ff-4c74-9b1c-b65d71a7b772

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What is TikTok’s Seizure Challenge? Here’s why charities are trying to put a stop to it!

17 June 2020

Media Title: HITC Media Type: Online Publish Date: 1 May 2020 Journalist: Ella Kipling Headline: What is TikTok’s Seizure Challenge? Here’s why charities are trying to put a stop to it! Abstract: Charities have even had to get involved to condemn the challenge and push for better seizure and epilepsy awareness in schools and onlineRead More…

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Affordable products for epilepsy patients arrives in Australia

17 June 2020

Media Title: Cannabis Intel Media Type: Online Publish Date: 28 January 2019 Headline: Affordable products for epilepsy patients arrives in Australia Abstract: MGC Pharma has also collaborated with Epilepsy Action Australia to develop C4E (cannabis for epilepsy), to provide education to epilepsy sufferers and their families on medicinal cannabis and its interaction with the illness.Read More…

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MGC Pharmaceuticals announces 2019 commercialisation strategy

17 June 2020

Media Title: Kalkine Media Media Type: Online Publish Date: 3 April 2019 Headline: MGC Pharmaceuticals announces 2019 commercialisation strategy Abstract: Includes the C4E education platform in collaboration with Epilepsy Action Australia, among others. Link: https://kalkinemedia.com/au/news/mgc-pharmaceuticals-announces-2019-commercialisation-strategy

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