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Video clip: Jan explains that she has told certain trusted colleagues of her epilepsy, in case she has a seizure at work.

To be honest - to be honest, I don't really share it with my colleagues. If it was an obvious one, then they would know. But if it's one of these sort of absence or partial seizures, I tend to just try and sit quietly until it's kind of washed over me. And – I don't think that I'm kind of away for too long.

So really, at work, I’ve – In the past, I've told a few colleagues and just sort of said, you know, "If anything happens, don't be worried. You know, just that's what's happening." But I, there's not really too many of my colleagues that know, at the moment. I don't know why. I'm quite a private person, so I just try and handle it, really.