Category list : Epilepsy
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Premature mortality in people with epilepsySubscription
A population study found that people with epilepsy had a substantially greater risk of premature mortality than the general population and unaffected siblings
Almost one in 10 young people would immediately take to social media to tell their friends and followers if they saw a stranger in a risky situation, a poll suggests.
An epilepsy nurse specialist has been welcomed as a first for Grimsby.
The number of nurses specialising in the care of epilepsy in children has increased over the last two years, but their distribution remains patchy across the country, according to a national audit.
A nurse from Birmingham Children’s Hospital who has been recognised for her work in the South Asian community was honoured this week by academics.
Asthma, epilepsy and mental health are among the key disease areas identified as priorities to undergo a national performance review in England.
School nurses are failing to receive sufficient training to ensure children with epilepsy and other long term conditions are cared for properly when they are in education, it has been warned.
An innovative tool has been launched today to help improve communication between health professionals and children with epilepsy, with the aim of keeping them out of hospital.
A new toolkit to ensure female patients are better informed about the risks of taking valproate medicines during pregnancy has been launched.
Epilepsy specialist midwife wins national awardSubscription
England’s only epilepsy specialist midwife has won a patient nominated award from the Royal College of Midwives.