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.

Patient information

Contact our service in Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock

Grays Health Centre
RM17 5BY

Tel: 0300 300 1521 (Option 3)   
Fax: 0300 300 1621
Opening times: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday


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