Category list : Epilepsy
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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.
The UK licence and guidance relating to sodium valproate have been changed in the wake of the recent announcement of new Europe-wide safety measures relating to the drug.
The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that there will be a review of three treatments used by the NHS, following ongoing concerns from patients.
Five specialist nurses visited London this week with some of their young patients to celebrate HRH the Duchess of Cornwall becoming the royal patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
Specialist nurses are avoiding costs for their trusts by developing innovative services that keep children with epilepsy out of hospital, according to new analysis.
Prestigious charity award for Liverpool epilepsy specialist nurseVideoSubscription
The trustees of the charity Epilepsy Action, have chosen Dr Janine Winterbottom as the recipient of the charity’s most prestigious honour – the Lord Hastings Award.
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
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.
Patients diagnosed with epilepsy in England and Wales are at increased risk of dying from suicide and accidents, according to researchers.
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.