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#EpilepsyDay - Epilepsy Ireland release key findings from survey of General Public.

As part of the lead up to #EpilepsyDay, we commissioned a survey of 1,000 members of the general public on their understanding, knowledge & attitudes towards epilepsy.

The survey was conducted online between the 13th - 17th January and received a full compliment of 1,000 responses. 

The key findings of our survey are as follows:

Minister for Health announces funding for Medical Cannabis Access Programme.

Updated: 2nd February 2021

The Minister for Health, Deputy Stephen Donnelly has announced that the Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme (MCAP) has been added to the HSE Service Plan for 2021, a move that will enable the funding and delivery of the MCAP this year. The MCAP was established through legislation passed in 2019 but has not been made operational as yet.