Category list : Epilepsy
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Nurse-led project helps women with epilepsy plan pregnancyVideoSubscription
Nurses at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust have helped devise a short animation designed to aid women with epilepsy plan and prepare for pregnancy.
Warnings about the risk posed by taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy are note reaching patients, a charity survey has indicated.
As she comes to the end of her varied and impactful career, Anne Sweeney, pediatric nurse specialist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, ruminates on her start, her legacy, and her plans for the future
A nurse from Liverpool has been honoured for 23 years as a Roald Dahl nurse caring for children with epilepsy.
David Parker-Radford calls on community nurses to take action in order to improve epilepsy care for the homeless
Almost half of women with epilepsy are unaware of the risks of taking epilepsy medicine sodium valproate, according to a new survey by three leading UK epilepsy charities.
New patient guidance on emergency contraceptionSubscription
New guidance for patients on how the emergency contraceptive can be affected by other medicines has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
Patients with epilepsy in part of Buckinghamshire are to test new information packs designed by a nurse to help them avoid unnecessary visits to accident and emergency when experiencing a seizure.
Guidance for nurses on epilepsy in homelessSubscription
New guidance for community nurses on supporting homeless people with epilepsy highlights “major challenges” in ensuring these vulnerable patients get the care they need.
Guidance to help healthcare professionals assess patients’ fitness to drive has been given a much-needed major overhaul.