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New Adult Service in Ireland

The medical ketogenic diet is now a potential treatment option for Irish patients with epilepsy which has not responded to other treatments. This national service has recently been established, supported by Matthew’s Friends Charity, in St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, led by Dr Colin Doherty, Consultant Neurologist and Laura Healy, Specialist Dietitian.

From studies in adults, we […]

ITV West Country News news highlight the fantastic ketogenic service at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital.

ITV West Country News highlight the fantastic ketogenic service at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital.  A service awaiting new referrals for drug resistant children with epilepsy.

Please check out the video below to see what they had to say.

Ketogenic Dietitians Research Network (KDRN)

Are you part of a ketogenic diet service in the UK and Ireland? Interested in sharing some basic information about your service to compare resource allocation and help with future funding applications? If so, we’d be grateful if you could complete our questionnaire on ketogenic diet services across the UK and Ireland.

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Vital work by Matthew’s Friends to share Ketogenic Therapy knowledge with health care professionals

Part of Matthew’s Friends work is to attend relevant health care professional conferences and meetings to promote and share information about Ketogenic Dietary Therapies for complex epilepsy and new emerging conditions.

Matthew’s Friends Clinics Specialist Dietitian Elizabeth Neal is an invited speaker at the forthcoming Primary Care and Public Health 2017 2-day conference at the NEC […]

Rainbow Ball Tickets

Come and join us at the 13th Anniversary of the Matthew’s Friends Rainbow Ball

Date: 30th September 2017

Venue: Lingfield Park Racecourse

Price: £65 per person

Includes welcome drink and 3 course dinner.

New Video Tutorials For EKM – The Easyway With Fay Ripley

We have just released a series of video tutorials featuring Matthew’s Friends patron Fay Ripley.  The videos are available to view on our EKM page.
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Our Annual Christmas Giving Page Is Launched

Our annual Christmas Giving page is launched this week to coincide with #UKCharityweek 5th-11th December!

During the past year we are so very happy to have supported Ketogenic families and professionals from all of the following UK NHS centres, as well as children and adults referred to Matthew’s Friends Clinics.

If you are not buying Christmas cards […]

The Autumn / Winter Newsletter Is Here

The Autumn / Winter newsletter is now available. Featured In this issue: Epilepsy Review From Global Symposium By Professor Eric Kossoff Review On The Treatment Of Brain Tumour At The Global Symposium

Matthew’s Friends sponsor new Adult Service in Ireland….

We are delighted to announce that we have put funding in place for a brand new adult service at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin.   

This will not only benefit adults that are desperately wanting to try ketogenic therapy for their drug resistant epilepsy, but will also free up more places in the paediatric services as […]

Matthew’s Friends Competition

Matthew’s Friends Competition
We are absolutely delighted to announce the launch of a brand new competition. Running until the 31st December 2016, we are giving one of our followers in the UK the chance to win an Amazon gift card worth £200!!!

The winner gets: £200 Amazon gift card absolutely FREE & it could not be easier to enter!!
How To […]