Welcome. Healthtalk, an award-winning charity website, lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. This information is based on qualitative research into patient experiences led by experts at the University of Oxford.

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Advisory Panel

Anna Parikh
National Society for Epilepsy
Anthony Linklater
BEA Nurse Specialist
Dr Helen Salisbury
Emma Shekerdemian
Patient Representative
Fiona Marshall
Freelance Journalist and Author
Hanif Ismail
Medical Sociologist
Jane Hanna
Epilepsy Bereaved
Jeremy Hitchcock
Patient Representative
Professor John Duncan
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery

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Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement
Welton Foundation


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