Epilepsy Facts & Figures

. There are 3 epilepsy deaths each day in the UK (approximately 1200 each year)

. Epilepsy is in the TOP 10 causes of death in the young (under 35)

. Half of all epilepsy deaths are SUDEP (Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy)

. Sudden death is 24 times more likely in people with epilepsy

. Under 20% of clinicians openly discuss SUDEP & epilepsy risks with patients

. 42% of epilepsy deaths are potentially avoidable

(copyright SUDEP Action 2019)

Countdown to our Masked Classical Ball!

Hi, we hope you will like to join us for an amazing fun filled evening to support our aim in supporting young adults with epilepsy, (please see our facts and figures page).

Don your finest and channel your Downton Abbey, Jane Austen or Mr Darcy persona! Fine food, wine, classical music, charity auction in the company of your friends and those you have yet to meet!

Look forward to seeing you there and thank you……

Joanne Doody

£343 raised by Olivia Dennison!

“My Mum, Ellie and I hosted a charity bake sale / coffee morning yesterday to raise awareness and money for The Peter Doody Foundation. We raised an amazing £343, more than we ever expected 💜 We want to say the biggest thank you ever to all our family, friends and neighbours that came and donated, supported and baked for us! 💜 #doitforpete

We want to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in this fundraiser, your time and generosity will help more and more young adults with epilepsy.