A Guide for General Practitioners

This Guide aims to support GPs by providing evidence-based and up-to-date information to help with recognising and managing the acute symptoms and after-effects of encephalitis and acquired brain injury.Read more

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)

ADEM usually affects children and begins after a childhood rash, other viral infections or immunisations. A variety of terminologies were used to describe it such as post-viral, post-infectious or para-infectious.Read more

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in children

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) usually affects children and begins after a childhood rash (exanthema), other viral infections or immunisations.Read more

Adele Mackinlay

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Alan's Story

Alan's wife, Celia, fell ill with a rare form of encephalitis called Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE). Here he shares their story and his reasons for supporting The SocietyRead more

Aliki Chrysochou

Soprano singer Aliki inspired us with her amazing recovery from encephalitis and her journey to the semi-finals of Britain's Got TalentRead more

Alina Ellerington

Projects and Information CoordinatorRead more

Amoebic meningo-encephalitis

Amoebas are single-celled organisms usually found in water, wet soil, rotting vegetation, animals and humans. Although most types are harmless, a few of them such as Acanthamoeba spp., Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri can produce life-threatening diseases.Read more

Andrew Cleaton

Trusts and Foundations CoordinatorRead more