The Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing Alex Neil MSP praised charity Quarriers for leading the way in epilepsy services in Scotland on a visit to the world-class William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre in Govan.

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Read more: Visit from Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing

On Tuesday 25 June, Head of Media, Policy and Campaigns Nic White, Head of Epilepsy Services Gerard Gahagan and Principal Clinical Psychologist James Anderson travelled to Westminster to make a presentation about Quarriers' work in the field of epilepsy.

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Read more: Quarriers discusses epilepsy at Westminster

On Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June, The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre hosted Challenging Epilepsy. The conference attracted leading professionals in the field from all over the world. Topics across the two days included surgical issues, frontal lobe seizures and the difficulties associated with diagnosis. Seminars, discussions and debates were delivered by specialists, and delegates reported that they found the conference inspiring, with some saying they wished it had been longer!

Throughout the conference, delegates and speakers had the chance to have tours of the centre, and were very impressed by its state-of-the-art facilities. Delegates and speakers also enjoyed an evening reception at Oran Mor in the west end of Glasgow.

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Read more: Challenging Epilepsy conference - June 2013

Iain McKenzie MP praised Inverclyde-based charity Quarriers for leading the way in epilepsy services following a visit to the world class William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre in Govan. He visited the cnetre in May and was given a tour by Quarriers Chief Executive Paul Moore and Quarriers Head of Epilepsy Gerard Gahagan.
 
Iain McKenzie MP said “I was delighted to visit the new state of the art Centre in Govan.

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Read more: Iain McKenzie MP visits The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre

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Quarriers recently ran a supplement in The Herald, within it there was an article on Epilepsy and the Scottish Epilepsy Centre. Click here to view the pdf file.

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