Epilepsy is having reoccurring, unprovoked seizures. 1 in 100 people will have epilepsy. They will take many forms and are individual to that person.
To get to see us you will need a referral from your Consultant, GP, or other medical professional.
Please be aware we are not a 24hrs emergency service.
- 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
- Not open on bank holidays.
How we can help with you and your Epilepsy
Areas in which we provide help and information include:
- Helping you understand your epilepsy
- Living with epilepsy – all aspects
- Treatments of epilepsy including medication management, side effects, interactions, changes.
- safety and first aid (rescue medications, assessment, and management of SUDEP risk)
- transition from child to adult services
- women’s health and pregnancy
- driving and bus passes (if entitled)
- support with employment
- support with applying for benefits.
- Information and sign posting for dissociative seizures
- Sodium valproate risk acknowledgement annual review
- And support for family and friends, reducing the myths and so much more.
- Face to Face appointments
- We provide telephone clinics
- We respond to emails and phone calls, to provide help and support.
- We can visit the ward/emergency department, when needed
- We have dedicated clinics for Vagal Nerve Stimulators and Transition from child to adult services.
- We provide bespoke training and education within the clinic for families and friends.
- Support, information, and advice for other professionals
- We provide appropriate bespoke care plans for patients with epilepsy and those needing emergency medications