MP vis­its new re­search fa­cil­ity

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TOUR: MP Ch­eryl Gil­lan vis­it­ing the Epilepsy So­ci­ety in Chal­font St Peter. Pic­tured here with Chief Ex­ec­u­tive An­gela Geer AN MP paid a visit to a char­ity in or­der to co­in­cide with Na­tional Epilepsy Week.

Ch­eryl Gil­lan, MP for Che­sham and Amer­sham who was re-elected ear­lier this month, toured the new re­search fa­cil­i­ties and heard about how the so­ci­ety wants to lever­age its med­i­cal re­search strength to rev­o­lu­tionise how epilepsy is di­ag­nosed and treated. Mrs Gil­lan said: “I have been com­ing to Epilepsy So­ci­ety for 23 years and am de­lighted to hear about their plans to rev­o­lu­tionise the way in which epilepsy is di­ag­nosed and treated.

“It has been hugely ex­cit­ing to re­turn to the re­search cen­tre we opened in 2013 and see Epilepsy So­ci­ety’s re­searchers in ac­tion, se­quenc­ing the DNA of peo­ple with epilepsy.

She added: “Na­tional Epilepsy Week fol­lows hot on the heels of the gen­eral elec­tion and this is an ex­cit­ing time for us to make sure epilepsy re­mains as a pri­or­ity on the po­lit­i­cal health agenda.” CHAL­FONTS: Or­na­ments were stolen from gar­dens on Fri­day night in Chal­font St Peter and Chal­font St Giles.

Roads tar­geted in­clude Style­croft Road, High Street and Cherry Acre in Chal­font St Giles and Wheat­ley Way in Chal­font St Peter.

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