Children's epilepsy service
The Children’s epilepsy nurse specialist team offers families and their children (0-19 years old) advice and consultation on all aspects of epilepsy.
We provide professional support, guidance and advice on paediatric epilepsy to children, their parents, carers, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
We also provide:
- information regarding emergency care plans
- monitoring and management of medication titration
- training for families, carers and personnel within education/social care in administration of rescue medication
This service is part of an integrated specialist community children’s nursing service comprising of community children’s nurses, specialist health visitors and specialist school nurses, epilepsy nurse specialist, sickle cell and thalassemia nurse specialist and the paediatric diabetes nursing team.
Contact our service in Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock
Mayflower Community Hospital
Blunts Wall Road
Tel: 0300 300 1521 (Option 3)
Fax: 0300 300 1621
Opening times: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday
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